Kevin J Fleming is an educator, keynote speaker, CEO and author.
As chief innovation and engagement officer for the Los Angeles
Regional Consortium, Fleming supports CTE and workforce
development with 19 community colleges in the 17th largest
economy in the world. He is also the founder and CEO of Catapult,
providing leadership and professional development master classes
to K-16 institutions.
Marck Abraham is the founder and
CEO of MEA Consultants, LLC, a fast-growing consultancy he
designed to help poorly performing schools and organizations
increase achievement for all students, especially young men of
Educational consultant and author Craig Boykin is known as one of
the top minds on systemic poverty and trauma in America. A
seven-time author and former decorated Army veteran, Boykin’s
self-made success comes from his hustle, his grit and his
relentless desire to never give up.
Rodney Flowers, founder and president of Inspirational Endeavors, LLC, inspires, motivates and encourages individuals to reach for their hopes and dreams with earnest expectations regardless of their limitations or challenges.
Thomas Glanton, Jr., is president
and lead consultant for The Education Company, a national
educational consulting company specializing in school improvement
and the art of school leadership. Under his leadership, the
company has served over 200,000 teachers and administrators in
public, private, and charter schools across the U.S.
Joe Hendershott, co-founder of Hope 4 The
Wounded, LLC, has an extensive background working with at-risk
and wounded youth as a teacher, coach and administrator in
traditional, alternative and correctional education settings.
A highly-regarded urban educator in
New Jersey for over twenty years, Principal Baruti Kafele
distinguished himself as a master teacher and a transformational
school leader. As an elementary school teacher in East Orange,
NJ, he was selected as the East Orange School District and Essex
County Public Schools Teacher of the Year, he was a New Jersey
State Teacher of the Year finalist, and a recipient of the New
Jersey Education Association Award of Excellence.
Dave Shepard manages his own educational consulting firm, The
Middle Matters and More, in Lexington, Kentucky. As a former
teacher, coach, curriculum and program designer, and
administrator, Shepard has worked with middle grades and high
school students for more than 40 years.
Nai Wang is the eLearning, AI, Gamification & Esports Guru at KP
Nai, who has more than two decades of experience in digital
education, leads multiple projects to utilize technology to
narrow the digital divide and integrate gamification, artificial
intelligence, and content proficiency into education. He has been
involved in the development of AI-related projects since 2011.
Amid the pandemic, his AI-powered educational platform, KP
Compass, helped keep students engaged and learning while studying