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Paul E. Peterson
Editor-in-Chief of Education Next, Director of the Program on Education Policy and Governance & Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government at Harvard University
Governor of Illinois; Chairman of R8 Capital Partners
Former Senate Majority Leader
author, christian based, CEO of Apple St.
American Punk Rock Band
Miriam Altman and Alexandra Meis
Founder and CEO of the Success Academy Charter Schools, former New York City Council member and co-author of Mission Possible
Former Governor of Massachusetts, 2012 Republican Presidential Nominee and CEO
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Current Governor of New York
Governor, State of California
The Accidental Entrepreneur.
Scholar, Journalist, and Award-Winning Author
Host of "Conan" on TBS
John B. King, Jr.
Former Secretary of Education for President Barack Obama
An American early childhood educator at Yale and author of The Importance of Being Little
Roland Fryer is Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics at Harvard University.
Singer-Songwriter; Known for Hits "The First Cut Is The Deepest" and "Soak Up The Sun"
Managing Partner, Emerson Collective; Former U.S. Secretary of Education (2009 - 2015)
Journalist, Activist, & Author of "Schools on Trial: How Freedom and Creativity Can Fix Our Educational Malpractice"
Actress, New York Times Bestselling Author, Comedian, and Host of Yahoo's "Daily Shot"
Anchor, Good Morning America, This Week and Chief Political Correspondent, ABC News
Sir Ken Robinson
Internationally Acclaimed Expert on Creativity and Innovation and Author, Finding Your Element, The Element and Out of Our Minds
Angela Lee Duckworth, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Pennslvania; Author of Grit: Passion, Perseverance, and the Science of Success
Inner-City Youth & Education Advocate
Prime Minister of Canada
Author of The Battle for Room 314
Laurene Powell Jobs
Founder and Chair, Emerson Collective; President of the Board, College Track
Co-founder of the Malala Fund
U.S. Congressman Representing the Sixth District of South Carolina
Walter H. Gale Professor of Education and Economics at Harvard Unversity
Former US Open Champion, Tennis Great & Co-Host of Fox Sports Live
Model and Actress Known for her Roles in "Just Go With It" & "Grace and Frankie"
Founder of Bloomberg LP & Bloomberg Philanthropies; Former Mayor of New York City
Charles Osgood, often referred to as CBS News' poet-in-residence, has been anchor of CBS News Sunday Morning since 1994.
Co-Founder & Former CEO of Oracle Corporation
Radio Personality; Television Host; Producer; Best Known for "American Idol" and "On Air with Ryan Seacrest"
COO of Facebook
Seattle Seahawks Quarterback
Correspondent, 'Dateline NBC' and Co-Anchor, 'The Today Show'
Tony Award-Winning Actor, Composer, Lyricist; Known for "In The Heights," "Bring it On the Musical," and "Hamilton"
American Actress Known as April Kepner on "Grey's Anatomy"
American actor known for role in "The Simpsons"
Oscar-Winning Director, Producer, Writer
Actor and Filmmaker; Known for "Oz the Great and Powerful" and "Spider-Man"
Actor, Screenwriter and Producer; "Good Will Hunting" and the "Bourne" Series; Co-Founder of Water.org
Historian and Award-Winning FilmMaker
Host of "Late Night with Seth Meyers" & Former Head Writer for SNL
Country Music Artist Known for Fronting Sugarland
Grammy-Winning Recording Artist; "1, 2 Step" and "Love Sex Magic"
Actress, Author & Entrepreneur
Stanford Professor and Early Investor in Google
Initiative to Educate Afghan Women Board of Director
Civil Rights Activist and Former School Administrator; Member of the Black Lives Matter Movement
Research Professor & Historian of Education
Co-Anchor and Managing Editor, PBS NewsHour
Conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra
First Woman to Become a United States Secretary of State
Senior Strategist, 2012 Obama Re-election Campaign; Director, University of Chicago, Institute of Politics and NBC News/MSNBC
Governor of Connecticut
Former US Secretary of Labor (2013-2017)
Presidential Endowed Professor in Politics and International Affairs at Wake Forest University, Executive Director of the Pro Humanitate Institute, & Former MSNBC Host
Vice Chairman, Wealth Management, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor, Morgan Stanley
Composer, Singer, Author, Actor & Activist
Governor of North Carolina
Governor of Ohio
Co-Founder and Co-Editor, Inside Higher Ed
U.S Senator of Tennessee
Award-Winning Educator, Speaker, Author, & Humorist
Professor of Accounting at Penn State University,TED Speaker
International Supermodel & Tsunami Survivor
55th Governor of New Jersey
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Legendary Broadway Composer and Producer, Known for "Cats" and "The Phantom of the Opera"
UNC System President-Elect; Former Bush Administration Official; Former United States Secretary of Education
First Lady of the United States
Co-Founder of TenMarks Education; General Manager of Amazon K-12 Education
United States Secretary of State, Obama Administration; Former First Lady
Phoenix Collegiate Academy Lead Founder and Director of External Affairs
Co-Founder, President & Superintendent at IDEA Public Schools
Founder and CEO of Idea Public Schools
British Labour Politician, Shadow Education Secretary, Former Trade Union Official
Academy Award-Winning Actor Known for "Dallas Buyers Club" and "True Detective"
Tony Award-Winning Entertainer
British Conservative Party Politician, Loughborough Member of Parliament, Secretary of State for Education, Minister for Women and Equalities
British Conservative Party Politician, Education Secretary
Entrepreneurer, Investor and Co-Founder of Code.org
Founder & CEO of Facebook, Inc.
Governor of Tennessee & Chairman-Elect of the Republican Governors Association
Three-Time Grammy Recipient & Winner of the First Season of "American Idol"; Known for "Stronger" & "Catch My Breath"
Award-Winning R&B and Soul Musician
R&B Singer, Actress and Member of Destiny's Child
American Actress Best Known For Fox's "Glee" and "Scream Queens"
George W. Bush
43rd President of the United States and Founder of the George W. Bush Foundation
Former First Lady
70th Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Elected Chair of the Democratic National Committee
Dr. Jill Stein
Physician, Activist, and Politician; 2016 Presumptive Green Party Presidential Nominee
Co-Founder and President of the Institute for Humane Education; Author
Founder of India Education Technology Firm "Byju's Classes"
President, American Federation of Teachers
Rapper and Record Producer
Founder of the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education and the School Redesign Network, Former President of the American Educational Research Association
President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore
Design Manager at Google
SCAD Graphic Design Chair
USDA Science Director
Senior Program Officer, Postsecondary Success for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Counselor to the 45th U.S. President Donald Trump
CEO, Entrepreneur TV Icon, Author, Activist, Advisor on "Celebrity Apprentice"
Federal Judge for the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
Salman (Sal) Khan
Founder/Director Khan Academy
First Freshman to Win the Heisman Trophy & NFL Quarterback Drafted by the Cleveland Browns
Founder of the Core Knowledge Foundation
82nd Governor of Georgia
Daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton; Clinton Foundation
Founding Partner of John Maxwell Team, Strategy Consultant, Inspirational Teacher, Executive Coach
English Actress, Model & Activist; UN Women Goodwill Ambassador
K-12 Education Task Force for Hoover Institute, Named to Trump's Transition Team for Education
Resident Fellow for Education Policy Studies at American Enterprise Institute, Education Transition Leader for Trump
Professor and Senior Associate Dean at Georgia Institute of Technology
Principal of Brooklyn’s Matt Hall Bridges Academy, Made Famous by ‘Humans of New York’
Mayor of Dallas; Former CEO of Pizza Hut
Joseph W. Polisi
President of The Juilliard School 1984 - 2018
American Documentary Film Director, Producer, and Writer, Known for "Mitt"
Director, Remembering the Artist: Robert De Niro, Sr.; Host, "Dr. Radio Reports," Sirius XM
Anna Deavere Smith
Award-Winning Actress, Playwright, Social Commentator
Former Dean at Stanford University, Author of Bestselling Book, "How to Raise an Adult"
British Journalist; Anchor for CNN International and HLN
Award-Winning Actress and Producer
Actress & Activist
Former Governor of Florida (1999-2007); Younger Brother of George W. Bush
Queen Rania Al Abdullah
Royal Matriarch of Jordan; Activist and Global Humanitarian
Governor, State of Delaware; Chairman, National Governors Association
Vice President and General Manager of Internet of Things & Education at IBM
Renowned Authority on Future of the Internet; Harvard Computer Science & Law Professor; Co-Founder & Chairman, Berkman Center for Internet & Society
President & CEO, Anita Borg Institute for Women in Technology
US Senator from New Jersey and Author of "United"
Dr. Ben Carson
American Politician, Author, and Retired Johns Hopkins Neurosurgeon; Current Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Lawyer and judge; Secretary of Education in VA; Wife of Tim Kaine
Educator, TED Speaker
President, Miami-Dade Community Colleges
Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Education, Higher Education and Workforce Development Policy
Senator Jeff Sessions
United States Senator from Alabama
Larry Ferlazzo teaches English, Social Studies and International Baccalaureate classes to English Language Learners and mainstream students at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California.
Secretary of Education in the Donald Trump Administration; Businesswoman, Philanthropist, and Education Activist
Chester E. Finn, Jr., scholar, educator and public servant, has devoted most of his career to improving education in the United States.