George Couros is the author of the highly acclaimed book, The Innovator’s Mindset, and the Division Principal of Innovative Teaching and Learning with Parkland School Division in Stony Plain, Alberta in Canada. He has worked with all levels in K-12 as a teacher, technology facilitator, and administrator.

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John Fleischman is the Assistant Superintendent of Technology Services at the Sacramento County Office of Education and is responsible for all of the information and educational technology operations for the SCOE districts. John has an extensive background creating and implementing informational and instructional media for use in a variety of educational environments.

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Dave Burgess is a former teacher and the co-author of P is for PIRATE and the New York Times Best Selling author of Teach Like a PIRATE which has been translated into 4 languages and has transformed classrooms all over the world. He is also a popular keynote speaker and professional development seminar leader known for his outrageously energetic style.

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Joseph Clark is a 3rd year administrator at a core-model middle school in Sacramento, CA. He spent 8 years in the classroom teaching Media Arts in varied settings. Joe has taught at an affluent charter school, a comprehensive high school, and a locked youth facility. The majority of his educational career has been spent serving at-risk populations.

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Susan Brooks-Young has been involved in the field of education for many years. She began as a Head Start preschool teacher and eventually taught every grade up through 8th grade, and after school programs for high schoolers. Her interest in education technology led to her move from the classroom to administration.

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A Google Certified Innovator and EdTech Coach from Southern California, Matt Vaudrey is a recovering math teacher who dresses in costumes, plays loud music, and stands on desks: anything to make content meaningful for his students. His book, The Classroom Chef, is available on Amazon and online resources at classroomchef.com.

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Dr. Anthony Muhammad is one of the most sought after educational consultants in North America. He currently serves as the CEO of New Frontier 21 Consulting, a company dedicated to providing cutting-edge professional development to schools all over the world. Dr. Muhammad served in schools for over 20 years as a middle school teacher, assistant principal, middle school principal, and high school principal.

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Dr. Todd Schmidt is the lead learner at Harbor View Elementary in Corona del Mar, CA. He is a proud husband, and proud father of two beautiful daughters. He received his doctorate from University of Southern California in K-12 Leadership.

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