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Conference Presenters

Below are all confirmed conference presenters. Read more about their sessions on the sessions page.

Jeff Austin

Lead Teacher, Social Justice Humanitas Academy; and Teacher Powered Ambassador
Los Angeles, CA

Carrie Bakken

Program Coordinator and Teacher, Avalon School; and Teacher Powered Ambassador
St. Paul, MN

Selene Becker

Teacher and Building Union Representative, Howard C. Reiche Community School
Portland, ME

Lorraine Bobinsky

Co-Lead Teacher, Howard C. Reiche Community School
Portland, ME

David Briley

Teacher, Howard C. Reiche Community School; and Teacher Powered Ambassador
Portland, ME

Kim Farris-Berg

Lead Author, Trusting Teachers with School Success; President, Farris-Berg Consulting Services; Consultant to Center for Teaching Quality and Education Evolving, Teacher-Powered Schools Initiative

Aaron Grimm

Teacher-Advisor, Minnesota New Country School
Henderson, MN

Marisa Gustafson

Assistant Director, Center for School Change
St. Paul, MN

Megan Hall

Teacher, Open World Learning Community, St. Paul Public Schools; and 2013 Minnesota Teacher of the Year

Nora Houseman

Head Teacher, San Francisco Community School
San Francisco, CA

Alysia Krafel

Retired Teacher and Co-Founder, Chrysalis Charter School; and Teacher Powered Ambassador
Palo Cedro, CA

Nic Manogue

Teacher and Dean of Students, Tailoring Academics to Guide Our Students Leadership Academy (TAGOS)
Janesville, WI

Joe Nathan

Director, Center for School Change
St. Paul, MN

Jose Navarro

Principal , Social Justice Humanitas Academy
Los Angeles, CA

Lori Nazareno

Teacher Leader in Residence,
Center for Teaching Quality; Co-Founder, Mathematics & Science Leadership Academy
Denver, CO

Lynn Nordgren

President, Minneapolis Federation of Teachers
Minneapolis, MN

Karen Hunter Quartz

Director of Research, Center X and UCLA Community School
Los Angeles, CA

Virginia Rhodes

Consultant and Founder, Renegade Learning; Retired Principal, Hughes STEM High School
Cincinnati, OH

Taryn Snyder

Teacher, Boston Teachers Union School; and Teacher Powered Ambassador
Boston, MA

Daniel Sotelo

Teacher, UCLA Community School
Los Angeles, CA

Students, Avalon School

St. Paul, MN

Louise Sundin

Chair of the Board, Minnesota Guild; Former 22-year President, Minneapolis Federation of Teachers; Former 25-year Vice President, American Federation of Teachers
St. Paul, MN

Kim Manning Ursetta

Teacher, Mathematics and Science Leadership Academy; and Teacher Powered Ambassador
Denver, CO

Nora Whalen

Program Coordinator and Teacher, Avalon School
St. Paul, MN

Jenerra Williams

Teacher, Mission Hill K-8 School
Boston, MA

Jon Woloshin

Former Teacher and Dean of Students, Tailoring Academics to Guide Our Students Leadership Academy (TAGOS);
currently Coordinator of Alternative Learning Services, Madison Metropolitan School District
Madison, WI