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.

Executive Leadership Academy Faculty

Dr. Liz City

Founding Fellow

Director of Education Leadership Program at Harvard Graduate School of Education

AJ Crabill

Texas Education Agency’s Deputy Comissioner for governance

Dr. Frederick M. Hess

Senior Founding Fellow

Director of Education Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute

Dr. Marguerite Roza

Founding Fellow

Director of Edunomics Lab at Georgetown University

Michael Horn

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

Dr. Karen Mapp

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

Ryan J. Smith

Chief External Officer, Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, LAUSD

Matthew Candler

Founder and CEO of 4.0 Schools

Zhan Okuda-Lim

Visiting Fellow, Leadership Institute of Nevada

Teacher Leader Academy Faculty

Dr. Liz City

Founding Fellow

Director of Education Leadership Program at Harvard Graduate School of Education

Maddie Fennell

Executive Director of the Nebraska State Education Association

Dr. Frederick M. Hess

Senior Founding Fellow

Director of Education Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute

Alex Kajitani

Former California State Teacher of the Year

Dr. Karen Mapp

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

Dr. Marguerite Roza

Founding Fellow

Director of Edunomics Lab at Georgetown University