Transformation & Achievement

The Edge


The gcLi Leadership Edge connects great leaders and innovative educators to those working to develop the next generation of leaders in our schools. Through monthly interviews, we spread wisdom, insight and inspiration across a network of hundreds of schools and thousands of teachers.

Mayor Greg Fischer
Greg Fischer is the current 2nd term Mayor of Louisville, KY. As city leader, he is focused on building life-long learning, health, and compassion for the citizens of Louisville. He was named a 2013 “Public Official of the Year” by Governing Magazine, the only U.S. mayor to earn the distinction.
Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair
Clinical Psychologist, best-selling author, celebrated speaker, Research Associate at Harvard Medical School and keynote speaker at the 2016 gcLi Leadership Lab
Mr. Doug Lemov
Former Managing Director and Founder of the Uncommon Schools Charter Network and best selling author
Dr. John Medina
World-renowned expert on brain science and author of the New York Times bestseller "Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and Scho
Ms. Erin Gruwell
English Teacher; Best selling author of Freedom Writers and President of the Freedom Writers Foundation
Ms. Jessica Lahey
Teacher and contributing writer for The Atlantic and The New York Times