Nancy Mangum is an education consultant, author, and national presenter who is passionate about helping educators create learning experiences that meet the needs of all students. Prior to her current endeavor, Nancy was the associate director of professional learning programs at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University. Her work at the Institute involved building comprehensive programs for school and district leaders that included leadership development and strategic planning, notably the Leadership in Personalized and Digital Learning program that was implemented in 15 states around the country, and the North Carolina Digital Leaders Coaching Network, which has an alumni network of over 600 coaches. In addition to her role in building new programs, Nancy played a key role in the establishment of partnerships with organizations and state departments of education around the country. Nancy is the co-author of the book Leadership in Personalized and Digital Learning: A Framework for Change, and brings a depth of knowledge about curriculum, pedagogy, and instructional technology, with past experiences as a classroom teacher, technology facilitator, and district leader.