Mark Walker

Mark WalkerMark Walker is currently the Director of Learning Inquiries Pty Ltd a company dedicated to supporting school leaders, school teams and systems to use data wisely in their work to improve the education and life opportunities of all young people. He is also a casual academic at Deakin University in Victoria.... Read more about Mark Walker

Michael Figueroa

MichaelMichael is a system-level strategist committed to transforming public education, especially for the most marginalized student populations. In his first job after college, Michael co-directed the opening of 25 after-school programs in four public school districts.... Read more about Michael Figueroa

Rafael F. Korman

RafaelRafael is a visiting scholar at Harvard Graduate School of Education and doctoral candidate at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil. Rafael has always been passionate about education and fascinated about understanding why and how people learn.... Read more about Rafael F. Korman

Adam Parrott-Sheffer

AdamAt the core, Adam believes the most important work to do in service of kids is to co-create systems and structures that unleash the potential of all. Environments of joyful and collaborative ways of being are the fuel this work requires.... Read more about Adam Parrott-Sheffer

William Y Marroquín

WilliamMarroquinAs VP Strategic Impact for Koru Strategy Group, Dr. Marroquin leads and facilitates impactful professional learning engagements that achieve a shared vision for success. He recently earned a doctor of education leadership at HGSE and has extensive experience facilitating professional learning for school...

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André Morgan


Dr. André Morgan is committed to helping practitioners develop hands on solutions that inspire transformational change in the U.S. education sector. His research interests include: 1) equity challenges in education; 2) improving the design of education systems; 3) enhancing practices in and out of the classroom, 4) principal and teacher development and 5) education entrepreneurship.... Read more about André Morgan

Michele Shannon

MicheleShannonMichele is a National Leadership Facilitator for the New York City Leadership Academy. In this role, she works with school, district and state leaders to explore issues of inequity in schools. She served as the Chief of Schools for Boston Public Schools and the Sr. Director of Administrator Development for Los Angeles Unified School District.... Read more about Michele Shannon

April West


April is a Director of School Support for the Achievement Network, working in partnership with two large school districts in western Massachusetts. In this role, she coaches school leaders in instructional leadership with a focus on data-driven decision-making and equity.... Read more about April West

Tasheka L. Green

Takesha L. GreenTasheka L. Green is a transformational servant leader who leads with the heart of a servant but the mind of a leader. She views leadership not as a job or career, but a calling with a greater purpose. Tasheka Green is a transformational leader, educator, inspirational speaker, coach, author, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.... Read more about Tasheka L. Green

Katie Skalka

Katie SkalkaKatie Skalka began her career in education as an outdoor educator focusing on science, natural history, and team development. As an outdoor educator Katie worked with a variety of student populations and age ranges, specializing in students with disabilities and struggling teens.... Read more about Katie Skalka

Rob Wessman

photoRobert Wessman, Ed.L.D. is Founder and CEO of Koru Strategy Group, a mission-driven company that helps education systems around the world implement research-driven practices with three outcomes in mind: better schools for students, higher professional satisfaction for educators, and greater public value for communities.... Read more about Rob Wessman

Ben Klompus


Dr. Ben Klompus currently serves school and system leaders as the Dean of System Level Leadership Programs at Relay Graduate School of Education.... Read more about Ben Klompus

Trisha J. Irving

Trish Irving is an Applied Data Strategist with the CT RISE Network. RISE facilitates networked improvement communities, bringing together educators working in different contexts to advance shared goals across the state of Connecticut.... Read more about Trisha J. Irving

Johanna Barmore

Dr. Johanna Barmore is a School Improvement Facilitator at WestEd. She is responsible for providing coaching and consulting to schools, districts, and state departments of education around school improvement, mathematics instruction, standards-based curriculum, data-driven inquiry, professional learning communities (PLCs), professional learning standards and curriculum adoption processes.... Read more about Johanna Barmore