Stan Ikenberry, the former president of the University of Illinois
and of the American Council of Education, teaches courses on higher
education policy and leadership and serves as advisor to doctoral
students. In addition, he holds an appointment as Senior Fellow in
the University’s Institute of Government and Public Affairs and
is Co-director of the Forum for the Future of Public Education. more information...
Maya Israel, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of special education
at the University of Illinois. Her primary areas of specialization
include (a) supporting students’ meaningful access to science,
technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning through
instructional strategies and technologies, and (b) using
technologies to mentor new teachers working with students with
disabilities through virtual coaching and e-mentoring. She is
involved in several research and development projects supported
through the U.S. more information...