Moderated by: Ron Brownstein, Editorial Director, Atlantic Media and Jordan Fabian, Political Editor, Fusion
Dr. Anthony Carnevale PhD, Director and Research Professor, Center on Education and the Workforce, Georgetown University
Dr. Peggy McLeod, Deputy Vice President for Education and Workforce Development at the National Council of La Raza
Ronald Brownstein, a two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of presidential campaigns, is Atlantic Media's Editorial Director for Strategic Partnerships, in charge of long-term editorial strategy. He also writes a weekly column and regularly contributes other pieces for the National Journal, contributes to Quartz, and The Atlantic, and coordinates political coverage and activities across publications produced by Atlantic Media.
Anthony P. Carnevale
Anthony P. Carnevale is the Director and Research Professor of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. Between 1996 and 2006, Dr. Carnevale served as Vice-President for Public Leadership at the Educational Testing Service (ETS). While at ETS, Dr. Carnevale was appointed by President George Bush to serve on the White House Commission on Technology and Adult Education.
Jordan Fabian is the political editor for ABC News-Univision. Prior to joining Univision in 2011, he worked as a staff writer at The Hill newspaper in Washington, DC where he covered Congress and the 2012 presidential campaign.
Margaret R. (Peggy) McLeod is Deputy Vice President for Education and Workforce Development at the National Council of La Raza (NCLR). Dr. McLeod served as Executive Director of Student Services in the Alexandria (VA) City Public Schools. She served as Assistant Superintendent for special education in the District of Columbia (DC) Office of the State Superintendent of Education. She has also served as State Title III Director, Director of the Office of Bilingual Education, Title VII Coordinator, bilingual program developer, and ESL teacher in the District. She worked at the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services from 1995–2001. In her native Puerto Rico, she taught in two Montessori schools and owned a center that provided afterschool services to students with disabilities. Dr. McLeod holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Puerto Rico, an M.A. in Special Education from New York University, and an Ed.D. in Bilingual Special Education Leadership from the George Washington University.