Jeff Hainbuch

Jeff Hainbuch is a retired Superintendent of Education with the Toronto School Board. He has more than 30 years of experience in public education with extensive knowledge leading family of schools; curriculum development; special education; leadership and staff development; and serving marginalized communities. Recently, he held the position of Head of Educational Partnerships with WE, […]

Susan Ward Roncalli

Ms. Roncalli is an SEL Adviser for the Division of Instruction with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). She is a veteran teacher with over 30 years of experience as a secondary English Language Arts instructor in LAUSD. She serves on the California team for the Collaborative for Academic and Social Emotional Learning (CASEL) […]

Jacqueline Sanderlin, Ed.D.

Dr. Sanderlin (aka Dr. J.) is an accomplished educator and empowerment speaker, whose commitment to urban communities has led to dramatic improvements in some of Southern California’s toughest schools. Dr. Jackie’s passion and deep knowledge of curriculum and instruction, community engagement, partnerships, and educational leadership is unparalleled!

Daryton Ramsey

Mr. Ramsey is a dynamic, liberation-centered adaptive leader with 14 years of outcomes-based education leadership and management experience. He has a proven performance record of building system level capacity through training and developing high performing teams and cultivating positive relationships in a manner that affirms, honors, and includes all stakeholders. At the core of his […]

Edlyn Peña, Ph.D.

Dr. Peña is the Chair and Associate Professor of the Education Leadership doctoral program, and the Director of the Autism and Communication Center, at California Lutheran University (CLU). She is an award-winning researcher who studies ways to support autistic students, from Pre-K through Higher Education, As a scholar and advocate for communication and inclusion rights […]

Carrie Patterson

Ms. Patterson is the Managing Director at MindUP™ | The Goldie Hawn Foundation, supporting the CEO in strategic planning and the digital transformation of the MindUP program, as well as heading up fundraising, partnerships, and the overall operations of the organization. She brings a wealth of knowledge from her previous role as Chief Operations Director […]

Lauryn Nwankpa

Ms.Nwankpa is the Head of Social Impact at Dave where she marries Dave’s financial goals with social impact strategies that span public policy, strategic partnerships and industry best practices. Formerly the Head of Social Impact at Headspace, she launched “Headspace for Educators” providing free access to meditation resources for all K-12 educators in the US.

Danielle Matthew, LMFT

Ms. Matthew is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), and is the Director of The Empowerment Space, a Bullying Therapy Program in Los Angeles, where she treats bullying victims and their families and educates schools, medical professionals, and the community about the bullying epidemic. With over 20 years of experience, she authored the Amazon […]

Lorea Martinez, Ph.D.

Dr. Lorea Martínez is a faculty member at Columbia University Teachers College and the award-winning Founder of HEART in Mind Consulting, working with schools and organizations to integrate SEL into programs and practices. Dr. Martinez also works with the Learning Policy Institute, Six Seconds, Hispanic IT Network, and public, private, and charter schools. She is the author […]

Jayanti Bhatia

Ms. Bhatia serves as an Education Consultant at The World Bank and at Harvard in International Education Policy. She believes that SEL should be embedded in mainstream curriculum to drive learning and life readiness for all children. A cause that has always stayed close to her heart is quality education for all. Her self-fueled passion […]