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As educators themselves, APB's education speakers advocate for a fair and just educational system as a vital component to shaping children's minds and lives. These speakers on education offer inspirational messages as well as cogent advice about educational issues including reforming the system, developing potential, and improving performance while best preparing our children for the future.

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Senior Partner at John Zogby Strategies, Seasoned & Successful Forecaster

Hailed a "maverick predictor," speaker John Zogby is a skilled pollster and trendspotter whose latest research sheds light on how to better understand, recruit, and retain the Millennial generation in today's...

Education Correspondent, NPR

A former elementary and middle school teacher, Claudio Sanchez currently serves as the education correspondent for NPR. His reports air regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and ...

Expert on How Technology is Shaping Business & Employee Behavior

Allison Cerra is a leading expert in consumer identity & psychology - specifically, how these are formed and altered by our increasing reliance on technology.

Education Expert / Author

Kohn writes and speaks widely on human behavior, education, and parenting. He is the author of 12 books, including Punished by Rewards, The Schools Our Children Deserve, Beyond Discipline, Unconditional Parenting, ...

Educator

Dr. Rudy Crew is the former superintendent of the Miami-Dade County Public School system and chancellor of New York City schools.

Innovative Educator

A California Teacher of the Year, speaker Marco Antonio Torres is a professional filmmaker who integrates the use of technology into the classroom to empower students.

Teacher / Author

Deborah Meier has spent more than three decades working in public education as a teacher, principal, writer, advocate, and ranks among the most acclaimed leaders of the school reform movement in the US. The recipient of the prestigious...

Learning Disabilities Advocate

A dyslexic writer and activist who did not learn to read until he was 12 years old, he is a graduate of Brown University and a holds an honors degree in English Literature. He is cofounder of Project Eye-To-Eye, a widely duplicated mentoring...

Social Critic & Intellectual

An activist, social critic, and one of the nation's most notable African American leaders, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill is among a new generation of public intellectuals who move with equal ease between Faculty Row and Fraternity Row, "the street" and...

Co-Founder, Apple Computer, Inc.

Speaker Steve Wozniak changed the computer world when he designed Apple's first product line: Apple I and II. He is also a philanthropist focusing on computer use in schools.

Former Presidential Candidate & Consumer Advocate

A former Green Party candidate for president, Ralph Nader fights for the people on the issues that matter most: healthcare, safety, environment, ethics, education, and economic & social equality.

Inspiring Musicians

Peter Yarrow of the legendary trio Peter, Paul and Mary and his daughter Bethany combine music and storytelling to offer a message of family, humanity and community.

Child & Family Psychologist

Speaker Michael Thompson has worked in over 200 schools nationwide. He co-wrote the bestseller Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys.

Psychiatrist, Media Consultant & Author

A veteran of the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Poussaint is a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School who is renowned as an expert and educated crusader for the African American family within our multicultural society. He has worked...

Education Technology Leader

Nationally renowned expert on the role of technology in restructuring K-12 education. Consultant for schools and industries as they plan the use of technology in their environments.

President Emerita of Spelman College & Bennett College for Women

Speaker Johnnetta B. Cole is President Emerita of both Bennett College and Spelman College. She fights for diversity, justice, health, and safety.

Workplace Diversity Expert

As IBM's vice president of global workforce diversity, speaker Ted Childs helps companies understand the importance of diversity education to succeed in a corporate environment.

CEO, Citizen University

Eric Liu is the founder and CEO of Citizen University and executive director of the Aspen Institute Citizenship and American Identity Program. He is the author of several books, including You're More Powerful Than You Think: A Citizen's Guide...

Clinical & Research Psychologist

Kindlon is a clinical and research psychologist specializing in the behavioral problems of children and adolescents. He holds joint assistant professorship in the Psychiatry Department of the Harvard Medical School and the Department of Maternal...

Entrepreneur & First Female Private Space Explorer

Speaker Anousheh Ansari is both the first female private space explorer and the first Iranian astronaut. She also co-founded Telecom Technologies and Prodea Systems.

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