OUR FACULTY

The Leadership Institute of Nevada exposes participants to local and national content experts who present novel ideas, innovative practices and robust strategies. Among the fellows and visiting faculty are individuals from highly-respected institutions, including Harvard University, Georgetown University and the American Enterprise Institute.

Dr. Liz City

Founding Fellow
Director of Education Leadership Program at Harvard Graduate School of Education

Matthew Candler

Visiting Faculty
Founder and CEO of 4.0 Schools

Dr. Celine Coggins

Visiting Faculty
Founder and CEO of Teach Plus

AJ Crabill

Visiting Faculty
Texas Education Agency’s Deputy Comissioner for governance

Kriste Dragon

Visiting Faculty
Founder and CEO of Citizens of the World Charter Schools

Maddie Fennell

Visiting Faculty
Executive Director of the Nebraska State Education Association

Dr. Frederick M. Hess

Senior Founding Fellow
Director of Education Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute

Michael Horn

Visiting Faculty
Principal Consultant at Entangled Solutions and Co-Founder of the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation

Alex Kajitani

Visiting Faculty
Former California State Teacher of the Year

Dr. Karen Mapp

Visiting Faculty
Faculty Director of Education Policy and Management Master’s Program at Harvard University

Dan McCray

Visiting Faculty
Director of Labor Relations and Programs and Deputy Director of Cornell University’s Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution

Dr. Brian Myli

PEF Staff
Vice President of Leadership and Innovation and Director of Leadership Institute of Nevada

Dr. Marguerite Roza

Founding Fellow
Director of Edunomics Lab at Georgetown University

Ryan J. Smith

Visiting Faculty
Chief External Officer, Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, LAUSD