2019 | Keynote Speakers
National School Board Association president, 2016-2017
Miranda was first elected to the NSBA Board of Directors in April 2011. She has more than 20 years of leadership experience at the local, state and national levels.
Author, Juvenile Justice Reformer, Education Advocate, Motivational Speaker, and Living History Performer
In his youth, running the streets of Atlanta, Georgia, Hasan barely stayed one step ahead of the law…
LCSW, Author of The Resilience Breakthrough, Founder of The WhyTry Organization
Christian Moore is an internationally-renowned speaker, licensed clinical social worker, and advocate for youth.
Noelle Pikus-Pace is a retired skeleton racer. She won five medals at the World Championships and competed in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. In 2014, she won the silver medal at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
2019 | Breakout Speakers
Greg Hudnall is the founder and Executive Director of HOPE4UTAH. He has championed suicide prevention in Utah schools and communities for over 20 years. His expertise is not only sought after locally, but also nationally at the highest levels of government.
Dr. Kimberly Moffett, associate professor of special education at Lee University, was elected to the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Board of Directors in 2016. She developed the BehaveWrite App to help teachers complete functional behavioral assessments. Kim is an innovator and a dynamic speaker.
Joe Hendershott is an engaging, thought-provoking, and inspiring speaker. Joe has an extensive background working with at-risk and wounded youth as a teacher, coach, and administrator in traditional, alternative, and correctional education settings.
Hotep is known for his unique approach to teaching leadership. He is a 15-year educator that has developed a reputation for requesting the most troubled students and transforming them into willing participants in their own education.
Richard Kerry Thompson
Richard Kerry Thompson is a visionary advocate with a focus on improving achievement outcomes. He helps at-risk students achieve their potential. Richard is the Dean of Students at the GearUp2Lead Academy – Invictus Middle School Program and a Board Member of the National Alternative Education Association.