Nina P.Arshavsky is a Math Coach at Boston Public Schools, providing professional development to high school math teachers. She received her doctoral degree in educational psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and taught mathematics in middle and high schools in both Russia and the US. Dr.
Ellyn Artis served as a founding partner for the Education Delivery Institute (EDI) where she now serves as the Director of Higher Education. She has a long history working with postsecondary and K-12 leaders to implement strategies that increase the numbers of students who graduate from high school college- and career-ready and complete a postsecondary credential—all while narrowing equity gaps.
Dr. Asamen received her doctorate in educational psychology, specializing in counseling psychology. She came to Pepperdine University after five years in psychiatric research at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Brentwood and the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. Her teaching interests are in areas of research methods and data analysis. She is a licensed psychologist in California.
Anila Asghar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill University. Her research and teaching encompass a number of interconnected areas: cognitive and emotional development; curriculum development; science pedagogy; teacher education; and educational leadership in a variety of international settings. She earned her doctorate from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education and carried out her postdoctoral research at McGill University.
Dr. Paul B. Ash has served as Superintendent of the Lexington Public Schools since 2005. Previously, he served as the Superintendent of Schools in the Westwood, Massachusetts Public Schools from 1998 to 2005.