Our Thought Leaders
We Accomplish More By Working Together
Chris Spetzler, the Executive Director of the Decision Education Foundation, is passionate about bringing decision skills to young people. Chris supports educators and organizations in realizing and evaluating the benefits of decision education, develops decision skills programs, and teaches on the subject.
Nicole is the Diversity and Equal Access Executive at the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) organization. Nicole works to provide relevant equity leadership training and support for ACSA leaders and members that focuses on building capacity in cultural proficiency as well as all areas of equity and diversity.
Gary is a career educator with over 30 years of experience working with school districts and teachers throughout California. His current focus is on college and career ready students with a heart for reducing historical and persistent achievement gaps.
Barry is the Chief Executive Officer and majority equity owner of Certification Partners, a company that helps students develop 21st Century computing skills in ways that are easy, engaging, and flexible. Barry has a heart for helping the underserved become successful entrepreneurs.
Miki is a passionate leader dedicated to advancing access to leadership and education opportunities for all students in CA. Miki partners with Nonprofit, Corporate, and Community leaders to achieve high impact results and outcomes aligned with the Organization’s Mission, Program, Funding, and/or Strategic goals.