Emily Jablonka has been in education as a teacher, building administrator, and district level administrator for over 20 years. She is currently working with school districts around the state of Ohio as an educational project director and strategy consultant. She has served as the Director of Teaching, Learning, and Professional development for an urban school district in Ohio where she oversaw all curricular programming for the district’s 8,000 PK-12 students as well as all professional development for the district’s 1,200 staff members. Passionate about providing research-based programming for all students, from an academic as well as affective lens, Emily is constantly seeking new opportunities for all students and staff to best meet the varied and diverse needs that they present. Emily has been trained in the Gold Standard of Project Based Learning from the Buck Institute. She has facilitated the transformation of an urban alternative school to a PBL school. Emily holds current teacher, principal and superintendent licenses for the state of Ohio, earning her bachelor's degree at Capital University, masters degree from the University of Dayton, and doctorate in Educational Leadership from Ashland University.