Shannon Garfield is the Regional Superintendent for Achievement First in New Haven.CT

Meredith Summerville brings several types of experience and expertise to the SELF Advisory Board.

OPSB Director of Citywide Education Initiatives

Dr. Kelli Jordan is the OPSB Director of Citywide Education Initiatives

Deputy Chief of Specialized Services at Mastery

Elizabeth Farruggia was a general education and special education teacher in California public schools for 12 years. 

Principal, The Emerge School for Autism

Leigh began her education career in general education, but quickly realized her passion was with students who struggled to succeed in the general education setting.

Co-Founder and Executive Director of the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools

Dr. Lauren Morando Rhim is a researcher, consultant, and advocate for children.

CEO of Collegiate Academies

Benjamin Marcovitz is the founder and CEO of Collegiate Academies (CA), currently operating three high schools in New Orleans.

Founder, Ashley Heard Consulting LLC

Ashley started her career as a Teach For America 2006 corps member in Washington, DC.

Program Officer Oak Foundation's Learning Differences Program

Dana Brinson is a Program Officer in Oak Foundation’s Learning Differences Program.

Senior Director of Scholar Support Services at Collegiate Academies

Andrea is the Director of Scholar Support at Collegiate Academies. Andrea has been a part of the Collegiate Academies team since 2011.