Featured Speakers

Featured Speakers


Kim Beardon
Fight Song: 6 Steps to Passion, Power, Peace, and Purpose
Kim Bearden is the cofounder of the Ron Clark Academy. Educators from around the world have visited Bearden's workshops to learn better ways to engage students, build relationships, foster academic excellence, enhance communication, and create a climate and culture for success.



John Hodge
Be the One!
Dr. John W. Hodge is president of Urban Learning and Leadership Center (ULLC), an organization focused on student achievement and reduction of the achievement gap. He has provided training and support to educators in more than 300 school districts nationwide.



Jessica Cabeen
Dream Big, Live Colorfully, Lead Boldly: At School and At Home
Jessica is the Principal of Alternative Education Programs in Austin, Minnesota and was named the 2021 ED Dive National Principal of the Year, 2017 Minnesota National Distinguished Principal of the Year, and received the NAESP/VINCI Digital Leader of Early Learning Award in 2016. She is the author of Hacking Early Learning and Principal in Balance: Leading at Work and Living a Life.




Vika Stephenson 

Providing Powerful Diverse Learning Workshops
This speaker provides high-engagement workshops focused on strategies to help teachers successfully support student learning in impactful, teacher-friendly ways.
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