PEC 2023: Cultivate Thriving Communities
2023 Keynote Presenters:
Juliana Urtubey (Who-lee-ana Er-two-bay) is a National Board-Certified Teacher and holds a bachelor’s degree in bilingual elementary education and a master’s degree in special bilingual education from the University of Arizona. In September 2022, President Biden appointed Ms. Urtubey to the President's Advisory Commission on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics. She is a National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Board of Directors member and Teacher Fellow. Ms. Urtubey has been featured on the cover of People Magazine representing educators as the 2021 People of Year and on Telemundo’s 2022 Hispanic Heritage Celebration.
Judy Jablon is the founder and Executive Director of Leading for Children (LFC). After over 40 years in the field of early learning, Judy has developed a groundbreaking model of early education that focuses on community and the collective wisdom of its members. Her work centers around the great passion and determination of all the different individuals who dedicate their lives to leading for children.Judy is the author of many publications and videos including 11 Simple Rules to Create Thriving Communities for Children, The Five Commitments of Optimistic Leaders for Children, Powerful Interactions, and Coaching with Powerful Interactions.