Eric Houck, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy, School of Education · UNC at Chapel Hill

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy

Teacher Salary Teacher Quality Student Assignment Issues School Finance Policies State Funding Formulas

Preston Green, J.D., Ed.D.

John and Maria Neag Professor of Urban Education · University of Connecticut

Professor focused on charter school regulation and industry oversight.

Educational Policy Educational Leadership Charter School Regulation Industry Oversight Educational Equity

David Arsen

Professor · Michigan State University

Professor Arsen's research focuses on school finance, school choice policies, and education governance

Education Policy School Facilities School Finance School Choice Governance

David Webb

Chief Financial Officer · Deer Park ISD

Experienced, thought-provoking and dynamic speaker on the history and current status of Texas school finance

Legislation Public Funds Investment Public Education School Risk Management

Tony Pellegrini

Department Chair of Teacher Education/Professor of Education · Southern Utah University

Specializing in online learning strategies in higher education, asynchronous learning, and web-based instructional tools

Information and Technology in Education Family and Parent Involvement in Education Higher Education Leadership Online Learning Strategies in Higher Education Higher Education

Mark Skidmore

Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in Public finance and budgeting, regional economics, economics of natural disasters

Economics of Natural Disasters Public Finance and Budgeting Regional Economics

Kristi Bowman

Professor of Law · Michigan State University

Expert in K-12 educational policy and law

Educational Policy and Law School Desegregation K-12 Students’ Free Speech Rights Right to Education and Civic Role of Public Schools School Districts in Fiscal Crisis and Governance

Leslie E. Papke

Professor of Economics · Michigan State University

Leslie Papke is an expert on public retirement systems, savings behavior, and school finance in Michigan.

Teacher Retirement Systems School Finance Public Retirement Systems

Mary McCullough

Professor and Associate Dean, Faculty · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Educational Leadership and Administration

Organizational Theory & Change School Finance Generations

Claire Smrekar

Associate Professor of Leadership, Policy and Organizations · Vanderbilt University

An expert who studies K-12 school choice, charters, magnet schools, vouchers, private schools and segregation.

Education Policy Desegregation Charter School Education Demographic trends in schools School Choice