Archives: Board Member

Julie Blaine

Julie Blaine serves as the Director of the Central Regional Professional Development Center. She has held this role for over 20 years.  Prior to joining the Central RPDC, Julie was an educator in the Blue Springs School District. Julie served as a member of the National Learning Forward Board of Trustees from 2011-2015.  In 2014, […]

Samantha Hayes

Samantha Hayes works every day to center the learning and growth that is possible for each of us as individuals. She is the Teaching and Learning Director at Missouri NEA who comes to Learning Forward with a wealth of experience in her time as a teacher in the classroom and as a leader in the […]

Dr. Deana Ogden

Dr. Deana Ogden has over 30 years serving in public education.  She has been an elementary teacher, a building level and district level administrator focusing on the areas of K-12 curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional development. Ogden currently is the Professional Learning Manager for the Missouri State Teachers Association (MSTA) where she oversees the professional […]

Dr. Greg Carter

Dr. Greg Carter currently serves as the Coordinator of Elementary Teaching and Learning at West Plains School district in West Plains, MO. This is his fifteenth year in education and in that time he has served in many capacities for the district. In his tenure, Dr. Carter has taught every grade level K-12, including core […]

Dr. Montize Aaron

Montize Aaron is a passionate educator who is devoted to supporting students and teachers to reach their fullest potential. Montize is currently the Director of Elementary Education who works with educators and staff members across the Pattonville School District, to provide the best learning environment for students.  After spending nearly a decade as an administrator, […]

Dr. Eric Flack

Dr. Eric Flack began his career in public education in 1996.  He has served as a middle school social studies teacher, director of instructional technology, executive director of professional development, and currently serves as the executive director of curriculum.  In addition, he is an Adjunct Professor for Webster University where he has taught since 2003.  His goal is to […]

Dr. Glenna Bult

Dr. Glenna Bult joined Missouri Learning Forward as a Kansas City Regional Representative of the Board of Directors in the spring of 2021.  Previous to joining the board, she served on the 2019 National Learning Forward Conference Host Committee.  She is also a graduate of the Learning Forward Academy, Class of 2019.  Glenna currently serves […]