Some of our Past Conference Speakers

Leila Centner

Co-Founder

Centner Academy

Valerie Barreiro

Assistant Director for Admissions and Arts Administration 

Miami Arts Charter school

Liliana Salazar

National Director for Special Education

Academica

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Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar

Author, Lecturer, Consultant

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Tal Ben-Shahar taught two of the largest classes in Harvard University’s history, Positive Psychology and The Psychology of Leadership. Today, Tal consults and lectures around the world to executives in multi-national corporations, the general public, and at-risk populations. The topics he lectures on include leadership, happiness, education, innovation, ethics, self-esteem, resilience, goal setting, and mind- fulness. His books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages, and have appeared on best-sellers lists around the world. Tal is a serial entrepreneur, and is the co-founder and chief learning officer of Happiness Studies Academy, Potentialife, Maytiv, and Happier.TV. An avid sportsman, Tal won the U.S. Intercollegiate and Israeli National squash champion- ships. Today, for exercise, he swims, dances, and practices Yoga. He obtained his PhD in Organizational Behavior and BA in Philosophy and Psychology from Harvard. 

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Debby Lichtner

Director of Admission and Enrollment Management

St. Thomas Episcopal Parish School

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Victoria Kenny

Director

Miami Schools Fair & Conference, BKB Moms

Gihanna Jimenez

Licensed School Psychologist 

Dr Jimenez Testing

Dr. Joyce McGhee

Co-Head

Alexander Montessori School

Desiree Varasteh

Waldorf Expert

Sunrise School of Miami

Elena Castellanos

Director of Enrollment Management

Gulliver Schools

Cristina Bennett

Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

Palmer Trinity

Natalia Walchli

Research, Design & Production Chair

Gulliver Schools

Ivian Destro Boruchowski

Director

Insightfuled

Claudia Bautista

Director  & VESS Expert

Brickell International Academy

Mary Lavin

Lower School Director

Miami Country Day School

Simonetta Cittadini

Founder and Executive Director

L’Atelier School

Terri Broce

Jeannette Acevedo-Isenberg

Personalized Learning Coach

Tenth Dimension Learning

Head of School

Downtown Doral Charter Elementary