Tracy Gray, Managing Researcher, American Institutes for Research
Christina Lewis Halpern, Founder and President, All Star Code
Kwame Simmons, Principal, Kramer Middle School
Anne Wintroub, Director of Sustainability and Citizenship, AT&T
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Matthew Cooper has worked for some of America's most prestigious magazines including Time, The New Republic, National Journal, U.S. News & World Report. He wrote for Newsweek in the 1990s and rejoined the magazine in 2014. A veteran White House correspondent, he's known for his in-depth reporting and analysis from Washington. Cooper also earned national attention during the CIA leak case where his refusal to name his sources went all the way to the Supreme Court. He has appeared on "60 Minutes," "Meet the Press" and a host of broadcast and cable shows.
Tracy Gray is a nationally recognized expert in education and technology implementation and has led numerous projects in the U.S. and internationally, examining the impact of technology on educational achievement. She has published and lectured widely on issues related to the integration of emerging technologies into the classroom and after-school programs. A recent publication is Teacher Learning Online: Improving the Teaching of Mathematics Through Better Professional Development for the U.S. Department of Education. She served as director of the National Center for Technology Innovation (NCTI), which worked to improve learning opportunities for students with disabilities by fostering technology innovation, and currently leads the Center for Technology Implementation at AIR.
Christina Lewis Halpern
Christina, a philanthropist and former Wall Street Journal reporter, is the founder of All Star Code. She is the author of “Lonely At The Top,” a memoir about her father, and served 20 years on board of directors of Reginald F. Lewis Foundation, which is dedicated to supporting youth, arts and education programs that help minority communities. Lewis Halpern received her B.A. from Harvard College.
Kwame Simmons is Principal of Kramer Middle School.
Anne Wintroub is Director of Sustainability and Citizenship for AT&T.