Spark Series

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A convening for thought leaders

The Spark Series (formerly known as the Spotlight on Education Series) ignites San Diego educators through world-class, cutting-edge, visionary thinking. It is a venue for site administrators, teacher leaders, central office administrators, university students, professors of education and business leaders to hear insights and perspectives from respected thought leaders in education.

2017-2018 Spark Series Speaker Lineup

ashanti branch headshot October 19, 2017

Ashanti Branch, MEd

Founder & Executive Director

Ever Forward Club

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Keving Wang, MEd

Founder & Ringleader


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Chris Emdin, PhD

Associate Professor

Columbia University

Author and Public Speaker

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