Teacher-Powered Presenters

Presenters at the 2018 Teacher-Powered Schools Conference are teacher-powered practitioners or those supporting teacher-powered teams. Below are all confirmed conference presenters. Read more about their sessions on the sessions page.

Quinnita Abraham

Advisor
Avalon
Saint Paul, MN
@AvalonsShoolMN

Jeff Austin

Assistant Principal
Teacher-Powered Ambassador
Social Justice Humanitas Academy
CA
@MisterA

Zaynab Baalbaki

Advisor
Teacher-Powered Ambassador
Escuela Verde
Milwaukee, WI
@zbaalbaki

Carrie Bakken

Advisor
Teacher-Powered Ambassador
Avalon
Saint Paul, MN
@AvalonSchoolMN

Jackie Bennett

NYC PROSE
New York, NY

Jill Harrison Berg

Leadership Coach & School Improvement Consultant
Boston, MA
@Teachers_Lead

David Briley

Teacher
Teacher-Powered Ambassador
Reiche Community School
Portland, ME
@brileyd

Brent Chamberlain

Assistant Principal
Teacher-Powered Ambassador
Urban Assembly School for Green Careers
New York, NY

Gary Chapin

Center for Collaborative Education
Boston, MA

Katrina Clark

Teacher
Workshop School
PA

Robert Comeau

Teacher
Another Course to College
Boston, MA

Melissa Denig

Advisor
WAVE
Ypsilanti, MI
@Melissa_Denig

Josef Donnelly

Teacher
Teacher-Powered Ambassador
International Community High School
NY

Emmanuel Fairley

Grade 3 Classroom Teacher
Henry Grew Elementary School

Danny Flannery

Teacher
Teacher-Powered Ambassador
Mission Hill K-8 School
Boston, MA
@teacherdanny216

Sean Fountain

Advisor
WAVE
Ypsilanti, MI

Jim Gaither

Teacher
Woods Learning Center
Casper, WY
@JimGaitherWY

Ayla Gavins

Headmaster
Mission Hill
Boston, MA

Daniel Giddings

WIHI
Ypsilanti, MI
@djgiddings31

Sarah Giddings

Advisor
Teacher-Powered Ambassador
WAVE
Washtenaw, MI
@sarahyogidds

Harry Gilliam

Boston Collaborative School
Boston, MA

Aaron Grimm

Advisor
Minnesota New Country School
Henderson, MN
@aggrimm

Adam Haigler

Teacher-Powered Ambassador
Teacher
Tri-County Early College
Murphy, NC

Richard Ingersoll

Researcher
University of Pennsylvania

Deyonne Jackson

Teacher
Teacher-Powered Ambassador
Woods Learning Center
Casper, WY

Michelle Johnson

3rd Grade Teacher
Impact Academy at Orchard Lake Elementary

Rebekah Kang

Teacher
Teacher-Powered Ambassador
UCLA Community School
Los Angeles, CA
@rmkang110

Michelle King

Advisor
TP Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Alysia Krafel

Co-founder
Teacher-Powered Ambassador
Chrysalis
CA

Paul Krafel

Co-founder and Teacher
Chrysalis
CA

Kylie Kuhlman

School Social Worker, Minnesota New Country School
Henderson, MN

Diana Lebeaux

Center for Collaborative Education
Boston, MA
@dianalebeaux

Kara Lysy

Instructional Coach
Henry Grew Elementary School

Kathleen Melville

Teacher
The Workshop School
Philadelphia, PA
@PhillyMelville

Amina Michel-Lord

Teacher
Mission Hill
Boston, MA
@AminaRox1

Lori Nazareno

Service Specialist
Center for Teaching Quality
CO

Monessa Newell

Advisor
Avalon
Saint Paul, MN
@AvalonsShoolMN

Julene Oxton

Co-founder
Teacher-Powered Ambassador
Lakeview
Lakeville, MN
@julene_oxton

Tim Quealy

Advisor
Avalon
Saint Paul, MN
@tjquealy

Daniel Rehman

Assistant Superintendent
West Hempstead Union Free School District, NY

Starr Sackstein

Director of Humanities K-12
West Hempstead Union Free School District, NY
@MsSackstein

Gretchen Sage-Martinson

Advisor
Avalon
Saint Paul, MN
@AvalonsShoolMN

Liz Seubert

Advisor
Teacher-Powered Ambassador
Wildlands
WI

Taryn Snyder

Teacher
Teacher-Powered Ambassador
BTU School
Boston, MA
@tsnyd

Andrea So

Boston Collaborative School
Boston, MA

Nora Whalen

Advisor
Avalon
Saint Paul, MN

Jenerra Williams

Teacher
Mission Hill K-8 School
Boston, MA

Charles Willis

Teacher
Lexington High School
Lexington, MA
@flippedwillis