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Sep 18 - 20 2024
London House


London House
85 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
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  • Amy Dujon
    Amy Dujon
    Vice President Education, Media and DA Leadership Institute

    Amy Dujon brings over 20 years of leadership and instructional expertise to District Administration. Originally from Texas, Amy moved to south Florida for college and has lived there for the past 24 years. Previously, her leadership focus has been helping schools and districts throughout the United States to implement research-based systems to foster school improvement and increase student achievement. Amy spent the first 18 years of her career in the 10th largest public-school system where she served in a variety of instructional positions including Director of Leadership Development, Principal, and teacher. She is the author of “ The Gritty Truth of School Transformation: 8 phases to instructional rigor” and speaks nationally on the topics of leading instructional transformation, standards based planning and pedagogy, feedback to change practice, and effective instructional leadership.

    Amy oversees content development for our DA Leadership Institute programing and serves as lead for CAO summits. When she is not at work she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children.

  • Atiya Perkins
    Atiya Perkins
    Superintendent, Linden Public Schools
  • Dr. Candice Castillo
    Dr. Candice Castillo
    Deputy Secretary, IET at New Mexico Public Education Department
  • Dr. Courtney Orzel
    Dr. Courtney Orzel
    Associate Director for Professional Development, Illinois Association of School Administrators

    Dr. Courtney Orzel is the Associate Director for Professional Development for the Illinois Association of School Administrators (IASA) and has held positions as a superintendent, middle school principal, assistant principal, and teacher. Dr. Orzel has been honored with national recognition from AASA as a finalist for the Women in Leadership Award and leads the IASA SuperWomen initiative in Illinois. She was named IASA’s South Cook Superintendent of Distinction in 2020 and currently leads workshops, keynotes, and administrators’ academies reaching thousands of educators across the country and is the co-host of the popular education podcast, Unsupervised Leadership.

  • Dr. Deb Kerr
    Dr. Deb Kerr
    Superintendent of Schools, St. Francis PSD
  • Dr. Kelly May-Vollmar
    Dr. Kelly May-Vollmar
    Superintendent, Desert Sands USD
  • Dr. Kristin Brown
    Dr. Kristin Brown
    Superintendent, Lake Dallas ISD
  • Iranetta Wright
    Iranetta Wright
    Superintendent and CEO, Cincinnati Public Schools
  • Kimberly Vaught
    Kimberly Vaught
    Executive Director, Leadership Development, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

    Executive Director, Leadership Development, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.  Kim is a results-driven educational leader with a proven record of converting low-performing schools to the highest-ranking schools in the state within just one academic year. As a three-time Principal of the Year recipient and EdD candidate, she utilizes her outstanding motivational and collaborative abilities to energize teachers and staff to provide the highest-quality learning environment for all students. She is a trusted mentor, and routinely provides professional development for principals, assistant principals, and staff members districtwide, leading to the creation of lifelong learners and future community leaders.