Featured Speakers

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Dr. Rudolph Crew

USC Rossier School of Education
Professor, Clinical Education
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Dr. Dina Brulles

Arizona State University
Gifted Master Program Coordinator
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Dr. Daniel Lee

California Department of Education
Former Deputy Superintendent of Equity, CDE
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Jessica Manzone

University of Southern California
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Dr. Jack Naglieri

George Mason University
Emeritus Professor at George Mason University
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Dr. Jaime A. Castellano

Luciano Martinez Child Development Center
Assistant Director, Educator, Author
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C. Matthew Fugate, Ph.D.

Bridges Graduate School of Cognitive Diversity in Education
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Dr. Sandra Kaplan

University of Southern California
Professor of Clinical Education
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Dr. Gilman Whiting

Vanderbilt University
Associate Professor, Director of the Scholar Identity Institute,...
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Sen. Connie Leyva

20th State Senate District
State Senator, Chair of the Senate Education Committee
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Dr. Donna Ford

The Ohio State University's College of Education and Human Ecology
Distinguished Professor of Education and Human Ecology and Kirwan...
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Dr. Erinn Fears Floyd

Equity and Excellence in Education
Educational Consultant


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Karen Anderson

Pasadena Unified School District
Arts & Enrichment Coordinator
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Morgan Appel

University of California, San Diego
Assistant Dean, Education and Community Outreach, UC San Diego
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Robyn Arnold

Los Angeles Unified School District
CAG Master Teacher
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Bob Barboza

Barboza Space Center
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Dr. Susan Baum

Bridges Academy
Director of the 2E Center for Research and Professional Development
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Karen Bendelman

Helios School
Educational Psychologist

Kristin Berman

Bridges Academy
Associate Director
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The Bui

California Association for the Gifted
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Dr. Richard Cash

nRich Educational Consulting, Inc.
Education Consultant

JT Chaiyakam

Bridges Academy
Producer, Director, Educator
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Marcy Dann, Ed.D.

Bridges Academy
2e Consultant

Dr. Joanne Foster

Ontario, Canada
Educational Consultant and Author
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Dr. Jon Goodwin

University of California, Santa Barbara
Assistant Teaching Professor
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Cynthia Z. Hansen

Cynthia Z. Hansen, Ed.D., ET/P Educational Therapist & Gifted/2e Consultant
Educational Therapist & 2e Consultant

Dr. Stacy Hawthorne

Davidson Academy
Director of Online Programs
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Deborah Hazelton

University of Southern California
Adjunct Professor
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Vanessa Heller

Oak Park Unified School District
Vanessa Heller

Stacey Hilborn

Bridges Academy
Science Teacher
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Julie Hull

California Association for the Gifted, Orange County Department of Education
President, GATE Coordinator
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Dr. Gary Saunders II

Mariposa County USD
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Donna Knoell

Educational Consultant
Educational and Technology Consultant
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Krista Landgraf

California Association for the Gifted
CAG Past-President
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Kim Lansdowne

Herberger Young Scholars Academy
Executive Director
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Dr. Lin Lim

Bridges Graduate School (BGS) of Cognitive Diversity in Education
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Paul Longshore

Galileo Academy
4th Grade Teacher
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Dr. Pamela Lovett

Long Beach Unified School District
Gifted Coordinator, CAG Educator Representative Chair (Equitable...

Rashmii Mahendra

Bridges Academy
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Marika Manos

Orange County Department of Education
History/ Social Science/Civics Coordinator
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Dalia Margolis

Wise School, Los Angeles, California
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Marilyn McAlister


Dr. Michelle McGuire

Los Angeles Unified School District
5th Grade Teacher

Mary McInerney

Bridges Academy
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Pamela Neal

Wise School
Instructional Coach and Coordinator
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Dr. Angela Novak

Xavier House
Associate Professor and Gifted and Talented Coordinator
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Dr. Julia Nyberg

California Association for the Gifted, Executive Director
Purdue University Global, Professor

Juli Petrilli

Los Angeles Unified School District
Juli Petrilli
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Joni Lakin Ph.D.

University of Alabama, The
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Dr. Jade Rivera

Bridges Graduate School of Cognitive Diversity
Professor, Author

Sandy Robertson

Santa Barbara Unified School District
Literacy Coach and Differentiation Specialist
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Derek Rouch

Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District
Chief Technology Officer

Carl Sabatino

Bridges Academy
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Jeanette Salinas

The Journey School of Houston
Executive Director

Laura Segre

NexGen News
Co-Founder, CEO
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Gina Rae Stolpestad

Long Beach Unified School District
Pathway Coordinator and Intervention Specialist

Dr. Nicole Tetreault

Bridges Academy
Neuroscientist, Author, Teacher
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Jennie Wideman

Baldwin Park Unified School District
ToSA and GATE Coordinator