Author, "Sticks and Stones"
Emily Bazelon is the author of "Sticks and Stones," a major new contribution to the national conversation on bullying.
Bullying Prevention Manager at the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights
Deborah Temkin, Ph.D., is the Bullying Prevention Manager at the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights.
Educator and Developmental Psychologist, Wayland, Massachusetts, Father of the Late Lauren Dunne Astley
Dr. Astley received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Wesleyan University in 1967, a Master of Arts in Teaching from Harvard University in 1969, and a Doctor of Education in Human Development and Counseling from Boston University in 1982.
Governor of Iowa
Governor Terry Branstad was born, raised and educated in Iowa. A native of Leland, Branstad was elected to the Iowa House in 1972, ’74 and ’76, and elected as Iowa’s lieutenant governor in 1978.
Director of Iowa Department of Education
Dr. Brad Buck has been appointed by Gov. Terry Branstad to serve as Iowa Department of Education director starting Aug. 30 because of his work as a leader and collaborator with the right skills to implement the landmark 2013 education reform package.
Legal Services Director for School Administrators of Iowa
Matt Carver has served as the Legal Services Director for School Administrators of Iowa (SAI) since February of 2006.
Student at Johnston High School in Johnston, Ia
Aditi Dinakar is a senior at Johnston High School in Johnston, Ia. She has been involved with the Iowa Youth Congress, a statewide program promoting civic engagement among high school students for more than three years, serving as the president in 2011 and 2013.
Professor of Psychology and Director of the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center
Elizabeth Kandel Englander is a professor of psychology and the founder and director of the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center at Bridgewater State University, a Center which delivers anti-violence and anti-bullying programs, resources, and research for the state of Mas
Special Assistant for Education Branstad-Reynolds Administration
Linda Fandel has been special assistant for education in the Branstad-Reynolds Administration since January 2011.