The Speakers Directory is drawn primarily from keynote presenters at recent CCC conferences and other events. The Professional Learning Network and Chancellor’s Office are providing the Speakers Directory as an information source only and do not necessarily endorse or recommend the individuals listed below.

President, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Anthony S. Bryk is the ninth president of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, where he is leading work on transforming educational research and development, more closely joining researchers and practitioners to ...Read more
Founder, College Success Program Arel Moodie is a national best selling author and has been a featured speaker at the White House and has been personally acknowledged for his work by President Obama. Inc. Magazine called Arel a “High-Energy, Motivator” and named him to their “30 Under 30 list” of ...Read more
Professor and Director of Laboratory for the Neural Bases of Bilingualism and Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Arturo Hernandez joined the University of Houston faculty in 2003 following 6 years as an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. During the ...Read more
Partner, Capitol Advisors Group, LLC Barrett Snider has spent nearly two decades working in California politics and is a founding partner of Capitol Advisors Group, where he manages the daily government relations operations of the firm. His diverse experience in both legislative advocacy and ...Read more
President, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges Dr. Wheelan currently serves as President of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and is the first African American and the first woman to serve in this capacity. Her career spans 40 ...Read more
Assistant Professor of Education and Public Policy, University of Virginia Ben Castleman is an Assistant Professor of Education and Public Policy at the University of Virginia and is the Faculty Director of the University of Virginia-US Army Partnership on the Educational Trajectories of Soldiers ...Read more
Speaker Two-time Stanley Cup Champion Bill Clement, is a critically acclaimed speaker, broadcaster, actor, entrepreneur and author. His new book, EveryDay Leadership - Crossing Gorges on Tightropes to Success (with foreword by Wayne Gretzky) introduces valuable, pertinent "life lessons" linked to ...Read more
President and Chief Executive Officer, Mt. San Antonio College Growing up in the San Gabriel Valley, Dr. Scroggins returned “home” to become Mt. San Antonio College’s ninth president on July 1, 2011. Bill has collegially engaged the entire Mt. SAC community in successfully meeting the fiscal ...Read more
Author and Motivational Speaker, Books by Brent Brent Poppen is an author, substitute teacher, counselor and an international motivational speaker. A sports accident at age sixteen caused a spinal-cord injury that left him paralyzed for life. Brent became a quadriplegic, losing complete use of his ...Read more
Founding Director of the Making Connections National Resource Center and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, LaGuardia Community College Dr. Bret Eynon is a historian and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at LaGuardia Community College (CUNY), where he is responsible for strategic planning and ...Read more