Lynn Winters was the Assistant Superintendent for Research Long Beach Unified School District, nationally recognized by the President and the Broad Prize for implementing systems for data guided decision making. She currently consults for Urban School Imagineers training urban school data teams and evaluating an urban school leadership training program..
Rita G. OSullivan, who obtained her Ed.D. in 1984 from Auburn University, was the treasurer of the American Evaluation Association for ten years. She was a member of the education faculty at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro until she joined the faculty at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill after being recruited her to teach evaluation techniques to students in management, public and educational administration, and nursing.
Peggy C. Kirby is a former professor of educational leadership and foundations, university research professor, and endowed professor for school improvement at the University of New Orleans, where she taught graduate courses in research and school leadership. She is a certified teacher and program evaluator in the state of Louisiana.