We are fortunate to gain insight from leaders in the fields of medicine, positive youth development, character education, communications, and more.

Marvin W BerkowitzMarvin W Berkowitz, PhD, Inaugural Sanford N. McDonnell Endowed Professor of Character Education, Co-Director of the Center for Character and Citizenship, University of Missouri, St. Louis.

Martie Bernicker, Executive Director, SpeakUp!

Melinda Bier, PhD, Associate Director for the Center for Character and Citizenship (CCC), College of Education, University of Missouri, St. Louis.

William Damon, PhD, Professor of Education, Stanford University, Director of the Stanford Center on Adolescence.

Renée R. Jenkins, MD, FAAP, Professor and Former Chair, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Howard University.

Mary Keller, EdD, President & CEO, Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC).

Nat Kendall-Taylor, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, FrameWorks Institute.

Richard M. Lerner, PhD, Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science, Director of the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development, Tufts University.

Jason Marsh, Director of Programs, Greater Good Science Center.

Christine Norris, Communications Manager, Center for Injury Prevention Research

Christine Norris, Communications Manager, Center for Injury Prevention Research, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Denise Pope, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Stanford University Graduate School of Education, Founder, Challenge Success.

Scott Seider, EdD, EdM, Associate Professor, Applied Developmental & Educational Psychology, Boston College.

Yalda Uhls, MBA, PhD, Founder and Executive Director, Center for Scholars & Storytellers at UCLA, Senior Advisor Youth Development, Common Sense Media.

Jennifer Urban, PhD, Professor, Montclair State University, Co-Director, Institute for Research on Youth Thriving and Evaluation.


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