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Changing Course: Season 1 Roundtable

June 14, 2022

7:00 PM — 8:15 PM EST

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Join host Jonathan Santos Silva for a special reunion panel featuring some of the accomplished educators and students we met during Season 1 of Changing Course. It’s your chance to re-engage with familiar voices as they come together to learn from each other, share best practices and advice, delve into lessons learned from their innovative work, and offer us all their varied perspectives. 



Moderator: Jonathan Santos Silva (South Dakota '10)

Jonathan Santos Silva is the Founding Executive Director of The Liber Institute and creator and host of The Bored of Ed, a podcast that amplifies the voices of inspiring BIPOC educators who are changing the face of education. He has provided technical support to South Dakota’s Native American Achievement Schools and has served as a school founder and principal, instructional coach, and education consultant.


Jamilah Bullock (ENC '14), lead designer, North Phillips School of Innovation (Ep. 1)

Jamilah serves as the Lead Designer for 11th & 12th Grade Experiences at North Edgecombe High School where she designs and implements key learning experiences for juniors and seniors. Additionally, she provides support to teachers across all content areas in curriculum planning and social emotional learning and engagement.

Katie Rodriguez, Student, The Met, Providence, RI (Ep. 2)

Katie is a senior at the Met High School in Providence, RI. She is interested in pursuing the medical field. In her time at the Met she has earned various certifications including CPR, AED, CNA, EMT and is about to start a phlebotomy certification course as well. Katie plans to work in these certification areas while pursuing her dream of becoming a neonatal nurse.


Hailey Ho, Student, DreamHouse 'Ewa Beach, HI (Ep. 3)

Hailey is a proud multiracial (Native Hawaiian, Chinese, & Portuguese) student leader from Kapolei, Hawai‘i. Her ultimate career goal is to work for Pixar as a computer programmer to tell stories of different people. She believes she is a leader because she tasks risk to pursue her passions. She is curious, has a growth mindset, and is willing to participate in new learning experiences. 

Andrew Spector (Greater Tulsa '15), founder, Tulsa Changemakers (Ep. 4)

Andrew Spector is Co-Founder and Program Director of Tulsa Changemakers, a youth leadership development and action organization. Since its founding in 2016, Tulsa Changemakers has hired, trained, and supported 62 educators to guide 627 students at 39 schools to plan, execute, and measure 120 community impact projects.

Dana Haukaas, Principal, Todd County Middle School, SD (Ep. 6)

Dana Haukaas is in her seventh year serving as principal of Todd County Middle School in Mission, South Dakota. Haukaas grew up in Todd County and is heavily invested in seeing the the community thrive in a post pandemic world.