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Round Table with Educational Leaders: Value & Importance of Teaching Executive Function

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT


Sucheta Kamath, Founder & CEO, ExQ® will be joined by a carefully curated lineup of expert panelists to launch an exclusive master class called “Leading Education with Executive Function” a Continuing Education Certification Webinar Series for Educational Leaders. Expert panelist guests include:

Dr. Lisa Herring, Superintendent, Atlanta Public Schools, Georgia

Dr. Lisa Herring brings a servant heart and more than 25 years of experience in education with her to Atlanta Public Schools as its new superintendent. Embracing a passionate belief that education is the greatest equalizer, Dr. Herring believes in the inner strength, power, and talent of all children. Success, she says, does not rest on where we begin in life but how each of us maximizes our talents and pursues our purpose. The concept is critical in serving, supporting and educating children and future leaders. A Macon, Georgia, native and graduate of both Spelman College and Georgia Southern University, Dr. Herring established her professional career by teaching in both public and private schools in urban and rural settings. These experiences allow her to impact the lives of students from diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds. Dr. Herring comes to APS from Birmingham (Alabama) City Schools, where she led the district through a significant transformation by stabilizing leadership, improving system performance, and increasing student achievement. Under her leadership, BCS received its first award of full district accreditation after being under state takeover and conditional accreditation for several years. Her focus on instruction significantly reduced the number of failing schools as identified by the Alabama State Department of Education school report card.

Dr. Michael Duncan, Superintendent, Pike County Schools, Georgia

Michael DuncanMichael Duncan became Superintendent, Pike County Schools, Georgia in June of 2005. He is currently one of Georgia’s longest continuously serving school superintendents. He is the winner of the 2018 Georgia School Superintendents Association’s Bill Barr Leadership Award, a 2018 and 2019 Superintendent of the Year Finalist, the 2021 Superintendent of the Year Winner, and a 2012 recipient of the Georgia School Superintendents President’s Award. Before arriving in Pike, Michael was a high school principal, high school and middle school assistant principal, and a middle school teacher. He earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Georgia in 2004. He is married to his best friend Melanie and they have two sons, Josh and Alec.

The series is designed to bring together public and private school leaders, teachers, researchers, policymakers, and change makers to address specific topics connected to Executive Function including engagement, technology,  diversity, equity, and inclusion–all critical in the academic, social, and emotional success of our students.  The webinar discussions will be moderated by Sucheta, and the panelists will be asked to share diverse perspectives and effective decision-making principles that create a culture of pragmatic problem solving.

  • Part Three of a four part series.
  • Earn a Certification Leading Education with Executive Function.


Virtual & Live


Virtual & Live