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Dr. Tyrone Howard is a professor of education in the School of Education & Information Studies at UCLA. His research addresses issues tied to race, culture, access and educational opportunity for minoritized student populations. Professor Howard is the author of several best-selling books, including “Why Race & Culture Matters in Schools” (Teachers College Press) and “All Students Must Thrive” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt).

Dr. Debbie Zacarian, founder of Zacarian and Associates, brings three decades of combined experience as a university faculty member, educational service agency leader, and a district administrator. With scholarship in responsive leadership, instructional practices, and family-school partnerships to benefit student outcomes, she has written many professional books including the recent Transforming Schools for Multilingual Learners: A comprehensive Guide for Educators, 2nd edition.

Dr. Margaret Constantino is an Executive Associate Professor in Education Policy, Planning and Leadership and Director of the Executive Ed. D. Programs at the William & Mary School of Education. Her 30-year career in education includes classroom experience as a special educator in elementary, middle, and high school settings. She is co-author of Case Studies to Engage Every Family