General Sessions

  • First General Session — Monday, January 28
    Sean Covey
    Sean Covey

    Sean Covey is a business executive, author, speaker, and innovator.
    He is president of FranklinCovey Education and is devoted to transforming
    education throughout the world through a principle-centered leadership
    approach. Sean oversees FranklinCovey's whole school transformation
    process, called Leader in Me, which is now in more than 4,000 schools
    and 50 countries throughout the world.


    Second General Session — Tuesday, January 29

    Jaime Casap
    Jaime Casap


    Jaime Casap
    is the chief education evangelist at Google.

    He evangelizes the power and potential of technology and the
    web as enabling and supporting tools in pursuit of promoting
    inquiry-driven project-based learning models. Jaime collaborates
    with school systems, educational organizations, and leaders focused
    building innovation and iteration into our education policies and
    practices. He speaks on education, technology, innovation, and
    generation z at events around the world.



    Third General Session — Wednesday, January 30
    Mike Morath
    Mike Morath

    Mike Morath is the Texas Commissioner of Education. He was appointed
    by Gov. Greg Abbott and has served in the position since January 2016.
    Prior to that, he served on the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees for more
    than four years. As commissioner, he heads the Texas Education Agency,
    which oversees pre-kindergarten through high school education for
    more than 5 million students enrolled in both traditional public and
    charter schools.