Pedro Noguera is Distinguished Professor of Education, in the UCLA Department of Education, and was a member of the SUNY Board of Trustees.
Founder of Central Park East School in East Harlem and the Mission Hill School in Boston,
author of The Power of Their Ideas, Deborah Meier has spent more than four decades in
public education and is considered the founder of the modern small schools movement.
Long-time education reform activist, author, and filmmaker, Norm Fruchter is Principal Associate
at the Annenberg Institute for School Reform’s Community Organizing and Engagement division
and appointed by the Mayor as member of the NYC Panel for Educational Policy.
Described by the NY Times as “one of the most important education philosophers of the past 50 years”,
Maxine Greene was an author, activist and professor at Teachers College who inspired thousands of educators to
teach the arts, critical inquiry, and social imagination. Sadly, she passed away less than three weeks after this interview.