Tom Maglisceau, Ph.D.

Tom Maglisceau-AccuTrain

Tom Maglisceau is the proud Superintendent of the Celina Independent School District in the Dallas Metroplex. He served previously as a teacher, coach, principal and assistant superintendent in the Highland Park, Dallas and Rockwall districts in Texas. He earned his doctorate in Public Policy and Public Affairs after completing his research on social capital as…

Baruti Kafele, M.A.

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One of the most sought-after education speakers in America, Baruti Kafele is impacting America’s schools! An expert in the area of “attitude transformation,” Principal Kafele is a leading authority for providing effective classroom and school leadership strategies toward closing what he coined “The Attitude Gap.” As a middle and high school principal, Principal Kafele led…

Consuelo Kickbusch, LTC (retired)

Consuelo Kickbusch-AccuTrain

Born and raised in a small barrio in Laredo, Texas, Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch had to overcome poverty, discrimination and a legacy of illiteracy. Although she grew up without material wealth, Consuelo was taught by her immigrant parents that she was rich in culture, tradition, values and faith. After graduating from college, she entered the U.S….

Steph Jensen, MS, LPC

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Steph Jensen, M.S., LPC is an award-winning author and international speaker recognized for her insight and understanding of relational aggression. She combines 15 years of practice in the fields of education and counseling with research, practical strategies and humor to address challenging behaviors and build positive relationships with kids. She has held positions as classroom…

Robert Jackson

Robert Jackson-AccuTrain

Robert Jackson is the author Becoming the Educator They Need: Mindsets, Strategies and Beliefs for Supporting Male Black and Latino Students — winner of the ASCD Gold Excel Award. He is also the author of The No More Excuses Curriculum featuring No More Excuses: Black Men Stand Up!, No More Excuses: The Workbook, No More…

Kim Johancen, M.A., LPC

Kim Johancen-AccuTrain

Kim Johancen, M.A., LPC is a Colorado-based author, therapist, and speaker with specialties including sexual trauma, relational trauma and betrayal, suicide and self-injury. She has worked extensively with kids, families, and adults throughout her 25 year career and works to help clients alleviate post trauma symptoms while also building resilience and strength. Kim is well…

Michael Gurian 

Michael Gurian-AccuTrain

Michael Gurian is a marriage and family counselor in private practice and the New York Times bestselling author of 32 books published in 22 languages – including Boys and Girls Learn Differently, The Minds of Boys, The Wonder of Girls and Saving Our Sons. As a social philosopher, he has pioneered efforts to bring neuro-biology…

Ronald Gonzalez, Ed.D.

Ronald Gonzalez, Ed.D.

Dr. Ronald Gonzalez is the Superintendent of Schools for the Elmsford Union Free School District – a student-focused district working towards an Informed Smart Goal titled “Comm-unity.” Dr. Gonzalez served as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Equity for the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns, and he also led transformation efforts at Mount Vernon High…

David Flink

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David Flink is a social movement leader on the front lines of the learning rights movement. David was diagnosed with dyslexia and ADHD at a young age. In 1998 as a student at Brown University, David founded Eye to Eye. It has since become known as the only national organization run for and by people…

Brian Dinkins, Ed.D.

Brian Dinkins-AccuTrain

Brian Dinkins is CEO of the National Institute for Child Empowerment, an organization that provides parents and students in disenfranchised communities with training, mentoring and advocacy to increase access to college and careers. Raised by a single mother in the inner city of Indianapolis, he didn’t perform well academically in high school. With the support…