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Wednesday, August 10 • 10:00am - 10:30am
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Dr. De McKenzie

Education Consultant, RTI International
Demond “De” McKenzie is an expert in education and leadership development with over 20 years of experience. Currently he serves as an education consultant and leadership coach for RTI’s Education Services team, where he leads design and facilitation of professional development... Read More →
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Dr. Chelsea Smith

Education Consultant, RTI International
Dr. Chelsea Smith is an education consultant with over 12 years of experience as a classroom teacher, assistant principal, and principal. All of Smith’s experience has been in schools designated as low-performing or highly impacted schools. In these settings, she gained substantial... Read More →

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Dr. Laurie Baker

Center Director, RTI International
Laurie Baker is an educational consultant with national experience in the areas of innovative school design and educational leadership. Having been a teacher, administrator, and volunteer advocate, she has firsthand experience in how poverty, race, and rurality affect children and... Read More →
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Catherine Truitt

State Superintendent of Public Instruction, NC Department of Public Instruction
Since her first days as a classroom teacher, Catherine Truitt’s priority has been students. Ensuring that students have an opportunity to receive the best education possible is the driving force in her day-to-day work. She recognizes that today’s students are tomorrow’s workforce... Read More →
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Dr. LaTricia Townsend

Senior Director of Federal Programs, NC Department of Public Instruction

Wednesday August 10, 2022 10:00am - 10:30am EDT
Room 6