The Whole Child Needs a Whole Leader
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Tue
Sean is a global education leader, speaker, and author, with three decades of experience in education. With a strong background in education reform and wellbeing, he has driven policy change, implemented initiatives, and developed educational leaders, to enhance the social impact of education. He is the Head of BTS Spark, North America, a not-for-profit practice focusing on developing the next generation of school leaders. Previously Sean led the Whole Child initiative and mission at ASCD for over a decade, where he launched and grew the ASCD Whole Child Network across 56 countries, and led the development of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model (WSCC) with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He is a Social & Emotional Learning expert for NBC Education Nation and NBC Today, advisor to OECD’s Future of Education & Skills 2030, ambassador for HundrED, judge for T4’s World’s Best School Prizes, and a founding member of the UNESCO Chair on Global Health & Education. He has written for the Washington Post, Huffington Post, EdWeek, and EdSurge and has published with ASCD, Abingdon Press, Human Kinetics, and Routledge. His most recent book Questioning Education – Moving for What & How to Why & Who was released by Routledge March 2022.