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Bradley Whitford

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Bradley Whitford is best known for his roles as Deputy White House Chief of Staff Josh Lyman on the NBC television drama The West Wing, as Danny Tripp on Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, as Dan Stark in the Fox police buddy-comedy The Good Guys, as Red John in the CBS series The Mentalist, and as antagonist Eric Gordon... read full bio

Carl Glickman

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Carl Glickman is President of the Institute for Schools, Education, and Democracy and Professor Emeritus of Education at The University of Georgia. He began his career as a Teacher Corps intern in the rural south and, later, was a principal of award winning schools in New Hampshire.... read full bio

Chris Brogan

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Chris Brogan is CEO & President of Human Business Works, an education publishing and media company dedicated to helping professionals work better, do the work they want, and to be brave. He is the New York Times Bestselling author of books like The Impact Equation and Trust Agents (co-written with Julien Smith), Social Media 101, and Google Plus for Business,... read full bio

Danica McKellar

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Best known for her roles on The Wonder Years and The West Wing, Danica McKellar is also a New York Times bestselling author, internationally-recognized mathematician and advocate for math education. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA with a degree in Mathematics, Danica has been honored in Britain's esteemed Journal of Physics and the New York Times for her work... read full bio

Doon Wilkins

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Doon Wilkins' personal mission is to uplift the spirits of those who serve others. He is a motivational speaker who has been presenting at educational conferences, professional days and workshops since 1992, to audiences ranging from ten to ten thousand. Doon has spoken to over 100,000 people on the subjects of teacher resilience, creating an inspiring classroom/school, life balance,... read full bio

Dr. Adam Honea

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Dr. Elmont Adam Honea has been Provost & Senior Vice-President for Academic Affairs, University of Phoenix, since March 1, 2007. Dr. Honeas association with University of Phoenix began as a faculty member in 1991, progressed to Associate Dean in 1998, and then became Dean of the College of Information Systems & Technology in 1999. Dr. Honea has a Doctor of... read full bio

Eric Wilson

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Eric Wilson mainly writes mysteries featuring the characters Tom and Liz Austen, which take place in various locations around Canada. His familiarity with different parts of the country comes from his childhood: he lived in a number of communities because his father was a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer. Wilson's books have sold particularly well in Canada and Spain, with... read full bio

Hill Harper

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Despite his many accolades and awards, or maybe because of them, Hill Harper made a commitment to work in service of our youth. To pass along the lessons he learned and provide a foundation for young brothers and sisters to use as a launching pad to success. Harper knew early on that education is the key to unlock potential and... read full bio

James E. Jones

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James E. Jones is one of the country's top basketball handlers and is a highly demanded motivational speaker. His motivational talks are very animated and story based. He explains his Three pointers for Life" to students and his inspirational story as an "LD" (learning disability) student. Struggling with Dyslexia, Jim spent his first five years of school in... read full bio

Jodee Blanco

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Survivor, expert, and activist Jodee Blanco is one of the country's preeminent voices on the subject of bullying. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Please Stop Laughing At Me...: One Woman's Inspirational Story. A chronicle of her years as the student outcast, the book inspired a movement among bullying victims everywhere of all ages - in... read full bio

John Wood

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Inspirational Speaker John Wood left Microsoft to change the world! At age 35, John Wood left an executive career track at Microsoft to form Room to Read, a nonprofit organization that combines the heart of Mother Theresa with the scalability of Starbucks" to help children across the developing world break the cycle of poverty through the power of education...and a... read full bio

Jonathan Mooney

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Jonathan Mooney is a dyslexic writer and activist who did not learn to read until he was 12 years old. Jonathan Mooney is a graduate of Brown University's class of 2000 and holds an honors degree in English Literature. Jonathan is founder and President of Project Eye-To-Eye, a mentoring and advocacy non-profit organization for students with learning differences. Project Eye-To-Eye... read full bio

Kay Toliver

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Kay Toliver is a teacher specialising in mathematics education. Her parents always stressed that education was the key to a better life. By becoming a teacher, she hoped to inspire African-American and Hispanic youths to realize their own dreams. For more than 30 years, Kay toliver taught mathematics and communication arts at East Harlem Tech. Her educational philosophy is simple:... read full bio

LeVar Burton

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LeVar Burton is an actor, producer and director whose company, Eagle Nation Films specializes in family entertainment. LeVar Burton's career began with his landmark performance as Kunta Kinte in the internationally acclaimed television mini-series, 'ROOTS'. LeVar Burtonas portrayal of Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge in 'Star Trek: The Next Generation', is know to fans worldwide, and for the past 17... read full bio

Milton Chen

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Milton Chen has been a leading figure in educational media for more than 20 years. He joined The George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF) as Executive Director in 1998, bringing new leadership to its mission of gathering and disseminating the most innovative models of K-12 teaching and learning in the Digital Age. A nonprofit foundation, GLEF shares new vision through its... read full bio

Nelson Lauver

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Nelson Lauver is a nationally syndicated journalist, broadcaster, motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and literacy advocate. But most importantly...he's a guy who beat the odds. One would never guess that until age 29, Nelson Lauver was functionally illiterate. Nelson's struggle with literacy was a result of his severe dyslexia that had gone undiagnosed. As a speaker and humorist, Nelson has been entertaining... read full bio

Paul Orfalea

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Philanthropist, investing guru, Kinko's founder and serial entrepreneur Paul Orfalea struggled through his school years because of conditions we now recognize as Dyslexia and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Paul credits these "disabilities" as the blessings that allowed him to see the world differently from his peers. "Because I couldn't read, I learned from direct experience. Experience is a harsh teacher,... read full bio

Robert Aumann

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Robert J. Aumann is an Israeli-American mathematician and a member of the United States National Academy of Sciences. He is a professor at the Center for the Study of Rationality in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel. He also holds a visiting position at Stony Brook University and is one of the founding members of the Center for Game... read full bio

Terri Bowersock

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Terri L. Bowersock is the founder and Chairwoman of Terri's Consigned and Design Furnishings Inc., a muti-million dollar chain of consignment stores stretching from coast to coast. As a successful businesswoman, Terri Bowersock's uncontained drive and enthusiasm has lead to the development of four additional highly successful businesses. Through her book, Success It Can Be Yours, Terri Bowersock has shared... read full bio

Thomas G. West

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Thomas G. West is the author of In the Mind's Eye and Thinking Like Einstein. A second edition of In the Mind's Eye was released with a new Introduction from Oliver Sacks, MD. The book has had 15 printings, been selected as one of the "best of the best" for the year by the American Library Association and has been... read full bio

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