Courageous Conversations Catalyzing Change
Equity Sessions Leader: Dr. Paul Miller, Principal and CEO, Green Tech High Charter School

Dr. Miller is an expert in urban education who specializes in school reform and redesign, counseling school officials and administrators on effective strategies to increase student performance and establish a culture of success. Paul has committed his life to educating and empowering low-income, urban youth with the hope of creating change and undoing the trend of underachievement that plagues inner-city, minority males. His greatest pride is in students who wake up to become productive, and then choose to help others become productive as well.

Panel Leader: Dr. Paul Miller, Principal and CEO, Green Tech High Charter School. Panelists: Dr. Adrienne D. Dixson, Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Dr. Chetachi A. Egwu, Media Professor & Videographer, University of Maryland; Ana McElrath, Educator, Midwest City High School, Oklahoma; Nadine Groenig, CEO, Southwestern Institute for the Education of Native Americans

Panel Leader: Dr. Paul Miller, Principal and CEO, Green Tech High Charter School. Panelists: Dr. Lakisha Simmons, Associate Professor, Belmont University; Dr. Jeannine E. Dingus-Eason, Dean, Feinstein School of Education and Human Development, Rhode Island College; Kelisa Wing, Professional Development Specialist, Department of Defense Education Activity; Dr. Queinnise Miller, Principal, Houston ISD; Dr. Dorcey L. Applyrs, Chief City Auditor, City of Albany, New York; Dr. Lesli C. Myers-Small, Superintendent, Rochester City School District

Panel Leader: Dr. Paul Miller, Principal and CEO, Green Tech High Charter School. Panelists: Amy Valentine, CEO and Education Evangelist, Future of School; Dr. Marck Abraham, CEO, MEA Consulting & Principal, Buffalo Public Schools; Dr. Anthony Johnson, Provost/Chief Academic Officer, University of the Potomac; Michelle Campbell, CEO, Diverse Talent; Dr. Quinten Lee; Principal, Educator, Public Speaker, Childersburg High School

Panel Leader: Dr. Paul Miller, Principal and CEO, Green Tech High Charter School. Panelists: Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Superintendent, Alexandria City Public Schools; Dr. Ericka Johnson-Allen, Executive Director, Responsive Education Solutions; Marcus Hughes, Account Manager, Admiral Security Services; Dr. Silvia Lloyd, CEO, S. L. Public Relations; Dr. Bena Kallick, Founder, Institute for Habits of Mind