Roger S. Burton

Executive Coach and Site Developer | Center for Systems Awareness CENTER STAFF  Site Developer USA   Mr. Burton currently works with educators, activists and students with some focus on the California educational community and some focus internationally on questions of STEM education.  This work includes individual coaching, process design and facilitation, culture change, strategic capacity…

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Bobby Digi Olisa

Executive Director | Canvas Institute Founder Founder | Island Voice Staten Island PROJECT USA   Bobby Digi Olisa was born in Brooklyn, New York to parents of Nigerian descent and raised in the multi-ethnic Clifton section of Staten Island where he attended Public School 57 and then Intermediary School 49. He completed high school in…

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Sue Zielinski

Language Acquisition Facilitator & Instructional Coach | Greater Lawrence Technical School Greater Lawrence SITE USA Sue Zielinski is the Language Acquisition Facilitator and an Instructional Coach with Greater Lawrence Technical School (GLTS) in Andover, Massachusetts. She has worked there for 12 years and been in the education field for 17 years. She has had the…

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Michelle R. Perrenoud

Project Coordinator | Expanded Learning Technical Assistance Unit | Los Angeles County Office of Education California HUB USA Michelle R. Perrenoud Ed.D. is recognized as an educational leader in Los Angeles County and throughout the state of California. She is particularly renowned for her work in the fields of expanded learning, youth development, and education…

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Trina Haygaru

Lower School Principal | International School of Indiana Compassionate Systems CORE TEAM USA Trina Haygaru is the Lower School Principal at the International School of Indiana in Indianapolis, Indiana.  With an MS in school leadership from Baker University, she has been a school administrator for nine years and an educator for more than twenty. Trina…

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Michelle Francois

Senior Director of Compassionate Systems | National Center for Youth Law Collaborative Partner SITE USA Michelle Francois is the Senior Director of Compassionate Systems at the National Center for Youth Law (NCYL).  In this capacity, Michelle leads a major initiative in four states to help youth in foster care, experiencing homelessness or who have involvement in the…

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Anissa Sonnenburg

Education Programs Consultant | Expanded Learning Division | California Department of Education California HUB USA   Anissa Sonnenburg is an Education Programs Consultant with the California Department of Education’s (CDE) Expanded Learning Division in Sacramento, CA. From 2000-2012, Anissa was an elementary school teacher, 11 of those years with Natomas Unified School District in Sacramento.…

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Suchitra Sarda

Research Fellow | Lemann Foundation | Lead SEL Teacher | International Rescue Committee Research Assistant CORE TEAM USA   Suchitra Sarda has significant years of leadership experience in K-12, higher education, education consultancy and teacher coaching. She has a master’s in International Education Development from Teachers College, Columbia University and a post graduate diploma in…

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Liz Freedman

Principal | Greater Lawrence Technical School Greater Lawrence SITE USA   Liz Freedman is in her eleventh year as principal of Greater Lawrence Technical School, a public regional technical school serving Lawrence, Methuen, Andover and North Andover in Andover, Massachusetts. Liz has been fortunate to work with a team to lead a comprehensive set of…

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Diana Chapman Walsh Ph.D

Diana is President emerita of Wellesley College, leading the college from 1993 through 2007. She currently serves on the governing board of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, sitting on the Corporation and its Executive Committee. She recently completed service on the boards of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, which she chaired, the Kaiser…

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