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With the growing education crisis reinforcing the importance of student-centered learning, it is well past time to reimagine the role of educators if we are to successfully transform our schools. LEAP Innovation’s Portrait of a Future Educator provides a roadmap of the competencies teachers need for a dynamic new education model that is learner led and connected to the real world. Attendees will dive deep into the Portrait and understand what it takes to support teachers and make it a reality.

Session Learning Outcomes:

  1. Develop an understanding of what standards and skills are required for educators of the future.
  2. Understand the cultural shifts and change management needs to support educators in delivering this learning.
  3. Develop an understanding of the resources needed for leaders to help foster this change.



  • Phyllis Lockett, LEAP Innovations
  • Jilliam Joe, Ph.D., LEAP Innovations
  • Peggy Brookins, National Board of Professional Teaching Standards
  • Katie Speth, Disney II Magnet School
  • Ashley Jarrell, SPEED District 802