| National Charter Schools Conference 2020



Layla Avila

CEO, Education Leaders of Color
Layla Avila serves as CEO/Executive Director of Education Leaders of Color, a membership organization dedicated to elevating the leadership, voices and influence of people of color in education and to leading more inclusive efforts to improve education.
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Senator Cory Booker

United States Senator, D-NJ
Cory Booker believes that the American dream isn’t real for anyone unless it’s within reach of everyone. Booker has dedicated his life to fighting for those who have been left out, left behind, or left without a voice.
Marc Brackett

Marc Brackett

Founder and Director, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence
Marc Brackett, is the Founder and Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and a Professor in the Child Study Center of Yale University. His mission is to educate the world about the value of emotions and the skills associated with using them wisely.
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Jeb Bush

Chairman, Foundation for Excellence in Education
Jeb Bush is the 43rd governor of the State of Florida. Governor Bush maintains his passion for improving the quality of education for students across the country by serving as the Chairman of the Foundation for Excellence in Education.
Stacey Childress

Stacey Childress

CEO, NewSchools Venture Fund
Stacey Childress is the CEO at NewSchools Venture Fund. She previously led the K-12 Next Generation Learning team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, investing in schools and technologies that enable better learning outcomes for students in the United States.
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Michael Crow

President, Arizona State University
Michael Crow is an educator, knowledge enterprise architect, and president of Arizona State University. He has spearheaded ASU’s groundbreaking transformative evolution into one of the world’s best public research universities.

Why You Should Attend

Thought Leadership





We provide thought leadership on the most critical questions on the minds of charter school leaders, engage national experts in solutions-driven content, and consider what’s next in public education.

Professional Development





More than 85% of attendees say what they learn at NCSC applies directly to their jobs and will lead to implementation or positive changes at their schools and organizations. 






NCSC’s networking opportunities connect you with peers from across the country who often become valuable resources for referrals and best-practices.

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