Chad Ransom is a former classroom teacher, instructional coach, building principal, and program administrator. In those roles, he created the first dual immersion program in his state, co-lead school improvement efforts that resulted in two schools being labeled as “performing” after being labeled “failing,” and has been awarded multiple state and federal competitive grants. He was also one of three winners of the WY PBS American Graduate Champions in 2015 for his work in supporting Latino student success. Chad is passionate about closing the achievement gap, while still ensuring that ALL students are continually challenged to reach their full potential.
Christi Roberts has been a public school educator for over twenty years. She is currently pursuing her EdD in curriculum and instruction with a focus on mathematics education and English Language Learners. Christi was honored with the Milken Educator Award in 2005 and was a state finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching twice during her career. Christi firmly believes that all school districts have the potential to provide high quality education to all students by building educator capacity, knocking down perceived barriers, and being committed to reliable systems of support.