This year we are proud to announce two new innovative keynoters, Caitlin Krause and Mike Klein , who are leading the future of learning daily in new and innovative ways.


headshotKrause Caitlin Krause


Caitlin Krause is a mindfulness coach, writer, editor, and training expert. Caitlin has led workshops on Mindfulness, Leadership, Technology, Writing and Learning in Belgium, Germany, Italy, Poland, Switzerland and the United States. She is a featured presenter at innovation events. When Caitlin’s not engaged in consulting, she’s usually traveling, writing, and taking photographs. Caitlin has a B.A. from Duke University, a Masters degree in Writing from Lesley University, and training qualifications in both mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness Education. Her passion for writing, technology and interdisciplinary art, while working with mentors from Duke’s Center for Documentary Studies and Harvard Medical School, initially led her to explore connections between body and mind. Her organization, MindWise, focuses on mindfulness for the modern age.


lein headshot Mike Klein


An educational leader and curriculum writer, Michael Klein is a distinguished teacher, coach and consultant on innovative learning models. He has worked directly with Tony Wagner as research assistant on his most recent book, Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World. A founding teacher at High Tech High’s newest middle school in Chula Vista, Michael is passionate about Project-Based Learning, technology integration, and professional learning networks as means of empowering teachers and providing students with the 21st Century skills they need to succeed. Michael has a masters from Bank Street College in General Childhood Education.