Driven by a fierce determination to help all students realize their dreams, Dr. Phillips has dedicated her career to national and global education. She has tirelessly championed kids’ rights to a high-quality education - as a teacher, state-level policy maker, nonprofit leader, superintendent of a large urban district, chief state school officer, Director at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and as the CEO in Residence for Educurious.  In addition to a bachelor's degree in education and a master's degree in school psychology, Dr. Phillips also holds a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Lincoln in England. 

A consistent feedback loop for educators, peer coaching, relevant professional learning opportunities, and a supportive community are strong factors in creating the conditions that will enable creativity skills to be enhanced in the classroom

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