The Yale School of Management Education Leadership Conference exists to create a forum for leaders in education reform. We seek to create a constructive dialogue about how leadership skills applied to the education sector can be used to solve the most pressing and complex challenges in public education.

From its modest beginnings in 2007, The Yale School of Management Education Leadership Conference has grown to be a nationally recognized forum for education reform. The ELC is an annual two-day conference focused on convening the nation’s leaders in education reform. Through panels, networking, conversations, and workshops, our speakers, attendees, presenters, and keynotes create a community that helps build urgency in working toward student success and system-wide progress.

The ELC is sponsored and run by the Yale School of Management Education Club. Each year, 20+ Yale School of Management students work from early in the school year to conceptualize, plan, and realize the spring conference. The 2019 conference will mark our 13th anniversary.
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Julie Allen

International Community School
Julie Allen leads the International Community School, a K-5 public charter school in Decatur, GA, which aims to model for the world what rigorous and holistic education of refugee, immigrant, and local students should be. ICS accomplishes this mission by using the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program. Before leading ICS, Julie served as an assistant principal in Atlanta Public Schools, National Director of Classroom Management and Culture for Teacher of America, and an elementary grades teacher serving predominantly refugee students in Clarkston, Georgia. She earned her master's degree in Early Childhood Education from Georgia State University.