Moderator : Barbara O'Brien, former Lt. Governor of Colorado and current member at large of Denver Public Schools Board of Education.

Presenters : Jeremy Anderson of Education Commission of the States; Allen Pratt of National Rural Education Association; Rolf Grafwallner of Council of Chief State School Officers; Valerie Truesdale of AASA, The School Superintendents Association 
Commentator: Preston Castille, Member, Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education