Susan A. Gendron
PRESIDENT, INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR LEADERSHIP IN EDUCATION
As President of ICLE, Sue draws upon 40 years of experience as a former teacher, principal, superintendent, commissioner of education for Maine, president of CCSSO, and policy coordinator for the SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium. Sue leads a team of forward-thinking education leaders in developing and implementing the tools, resources, and relationships necessary to prepare students for successful futures.
SENIOR FELLOW, INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR LEADERSHIP IN EDUCATION; FORMER PRINCIPAL, NEW MILFORD HIGH SCHOOL, NJ
Before joining ICLE, Eric was the award-winning principal of New Milford High School, a globally recognized model for innovative practices. Eric has received many honors including a Bammy Award in 2013, NASSP Digital Principal Award in 2012, and Learning Forward’s Excellence in Professional Practice Award in 2012. As senior fellow, he supports schools in embracing technology to transform student learning.
EDUCATION CONSULTANT ATLANTA, GA
As a middle school teacher, Bernadette integrated language arts, reading, and social studies lessons with drama, art, and music. She left the classroom to work as a district-based literacy coach until joining Scholastic as a national reading specialist. Currently, she’s an independent education consultant to several Southeastern schools. Bernadette is the author of Strategy-Building Bookmarks to Use With Any Text, a teaching resource book in Scholastic’s Best Practices in Action series.