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Featured Speakers

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Nicole Smith

Center on Education and the Workforce, Georgetown University
Research Professor and Chief Economist
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Sandra Clement

Foy H. Moody High School
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Chauncy Lennon

JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Managing Director and Head of Workforce Initiatives


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Corinne Alfeld

Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education
Education Research Analyst
avatar for Leah Amstutz

Leah Amstutz

Office of Career-Technical Education, Ohio Department of Education
Associate Director
avatar for Laura Arnold

Laura Arnold

Kentucky Department of Education
Associate Commissioner
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Tom Bailey

Community College Research Center, Columbia University
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David Baime

American Association of Community Colleges
Senior Vice President, Government Relations and Policy Analysis

Jake Baker

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
Education Professional Staff, Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
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Marie Barry

Marie Barry, LLC
Education Consultant
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Kisha Bird

Center for Law and Social Policy
Director of Youth Policy
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Steve Bowen

Council of Chief State School Officers
Interim Deputy Executive Director
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Betsy Brand

American Youth Policy Forum
Executive Director
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Gardner Carrick

The Manufacturing Institute
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives
avatar for Cheryl Carrier

Cheryl Carrier

Ford NGL
Executive Director
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Scott Cheney

Credentials Engine
Executive Director
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Anna Cielinski

Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success, Center for Law and Social Policy
Senior Policy Analyst
avatar for Jill Cook

Jill Cook

American School Counselors Association
Assistant Director
avatar for Elizabeth Dabney

Elizabeth Dabney

Data Quality Campaign
Director for Research and Policy Analysis
avatar for Anna Davis

Anna Davis

National Governors Association
Director of Government Relations

Garnett Decosimo

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
Professional Staff Member, Senator Michael B. Enzi (R-WY)
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Shaun Dougherty

University of Connecticut
Assistant Professor of Education & Public Policy
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Austin Estes

Advance CTE
Senior Policy Associate
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Katie Fitzgerald

Advance CTE
Communications Manager
avatar for Sameer Gadkaree

Sameer Gadkaree

Joyce Foundation
Senior Program Officer
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Lynne Gilli

Maryland State Department of Education
Assistant State Superintendent, Career & College Readiness

Ashley Gardiner Gilson

Council for Chief State School Officers
Senior Program Associate, Career Readiness
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Danielle Gonzales

Aspen Institute
avatar for Fatima Goss Graves

Fatima Goss Graves

National Women's Law Center
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Kimberly Green

Advance CTE
Executive Director
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Kimberly Hauge

National Governors Association
Senior Policy Analyst, Economic Opportunity Division
avatar for Sarah Heath

Sarah Heath

Colorado Community College System
Assistant Provost for CTE
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Adenike Huggins

National Urban League
Senior Director, Education Policy and Advocacy
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Dwight Johnson

Idaho Division of Career & Technical Education
CTE State Administrator

Tyrone Jones

United Way of Delaware
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Kermit Kaleba

National Skills Coalition
Federal Policy Director
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Rich Katt

Nebraska Department of Education
State Director

Liz King

Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Senior Policy Analyst and Director of Education Policy

Steve Klein

Career & Adult Education and Workforce Development, RTI International
Center Director
avatar for Pradeep Kotamraju

Pradeep Kotamraju

Iowa Department of Education
Career and Technical Education Bureau Chief
avatar for Kate Kreamer

Kate Kreamer

Advance CTE
Deputy Executive Director
avatar for Jenna Leventoff

Jenna Leventoff

Workforce Data Quality Campaign
Policy Analyst
avatar for Dane Linn

Dane Linn

Business Roundtable
Vice President
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Thalea Longhurst

Utah State Board of Education
Director, Career & Technical Education
avatar for Cindy Lopez

Cindy Lopez

Achieving the Dream
Program Director, Tribal Colleges and University Programs
avatar for Mimi Lufkin

Mimi Lufkin

National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity
Chief Executive Officer
avatar for Dan Madzelan

Dan Madzelan

American Council on Education
Associate Vice President for Government Relations
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Jean Massey

Mississippi Department of Education
Executive Director for Secondary Education

Katherine McClelland

U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
Workforce & Education Policy Advisor, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA)

Ashleigh McFadden

Advance CTE
State Policy Manager

Kara McKee

Domestic Policy Council
Advisor on Education and Workforce Policy
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Ben Miller

Center for American Progress
Senior Director, Postsecondary Education
avatar for Sharon Miller

Sharon Miller

Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education
Division Director
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Lynne Muller

Maryland State Department of Education
Section Chief, Student Services and School Counseling Specialist
avatar for Adaku Onyeka-Crawford

Adaku Onyeka-Crawford

National Women's Law Center
Senior Counsel
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Iris Palmer

New America
Senior Policy Analyst, Education Policy Program
avatar for Eleni Papadakis

Eleni Papadakis

Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board
Executive Director
avatar for Brent Parton

Brent Parton

Center on Education and Skills at New America
Deputy Director
avatar for Emily Passias, PhD

Emily Passias, PhD

Director, Office of CTE
avatar for James Paul

James Paul

Council of Chief State School Officers
Policy Fellow
avatar for Annie Knickman Plancher

Annie Knickman Plancher

Social Finance
Director of Advisory Services
avatar for Laura Scheibe

Laura Scheibe

SD Department of Education
Director, Career & Technical Education

Julia Sferlazzo

Senator Bob Casey
Legislative Assistant
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Chad Shealy

Vicksburg Warren School District
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Andy Smarick

American Enterprise Institute
Morgridge Fellow in Education

Hal Smith

National Urban League
Senior Vice President, Education and Youth Development
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S. Lorèn Trull

Senior Policy Advisor
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Robin Utz

Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education
Branch Chief

Hillary Wells

Director of Youth Media

George Willcox

Virginia Department of Education
Acting Director Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education

Kathryn Zekus

Advance CTE
Senior Associate, Federal Policy
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Andrea Zimmermann

Advance CTE
Senior Associate, Member Engagement & Leadership Development