Team Members

  • Shayla Rexrode

    August 7, 2017

    Shayla Rexrode has been an avid supporter of K-12 education for over 17 years. Prior to joining The Friday Institute, she was a classroom teacher, …

  • Shannon McClintock Miller

    July 11, 2017

    Shannon is a mom and wife. She served as the K-12 district teacher librarian at Van Meter Community School District in Iowa for 8 years. Shannon is now an inte…

  • Mark Ray

    July 11, 2017

    Mark Ray is currently Director of Innovation and Library Services for Vancouver Public Schools (WA) and Future Ready Librarians Lead. A 20-year teacher librari…

  • Thomas C. Murray

    June 22, 2017

    Thomas C. Murray joined the Alliance in May 2014 as the state and district digital learning policy and advocacy director, where he works alongside state educat…

  • Brad Gustafson

    June 22, 2017

    Elementary Principal Wayzata Public Schools (MN)Brad Gustafson is an elementary school principal for Wayzata Public Schools in Minnesota, speaker, and …

  • Suzanne Lacey

    June 22, 2017

    Talladega County Public Schools (AL)SuperintendentSuzanne holds a doctoral degree in educational leadership from Samford University, a master of educatio…

  • Sarah Thomas

    June 22, 2017

    Regional Technology CoordinatorPrince George’s County Public Schools (MD)Sarah Thomas is a regional technology coordinator in Prince George’s County Publ…

  • Brianna Henneke Hodges

    June 22, 2017

    Director of Digital LearningStephens Independent School District (TX)Brianna Hodges is a passionate educational technologist, mother of two, a true CrAZy…

  • Jeff Mao

    June 22, 2017

    Jeff Mao joined Common Sense Education in the fall of 2014. He leads Common Sense’s national outreach programs and provides strategic consulting to states and …

  • Mary Ann Wolf

    June 22, 2017

    Mary Ann Wolf is the Director of Digital Learning Programs at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University. She began her career in e…