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Todd Nesloney

February 9, 2023

Todd Nesloney is the Director of Culture and Strategic Leadership for the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA). He has also served as an award winning principal of a PreK-5th Grade campus of over 775 students in a rural town in Texas. He has been recognized by the White House, John C Maxwell, the Center for Digital Education, National School Board Association, the BAMMYS, and more for his work in education and with children. Todd’s first book he co-authored, Kids Deserve It!, was a runaway smash. Since then he has authored, Stories From Webb, Sparks in the Dark with Travis Crowder, and When Kids Lead with Adam Dovico. His children’s book “Spruce and Lucy” was also released in March 2020. He hosts the podcast “Tell Your Story” and is very active on social media under the moniker Tech Ninja Todd. He is passionate about doing whatever it takes for our students and helping others tell their story.
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Dr. Georgeanne Warnock

February 9, 2023

Passionate about high quality education for all students, Dr. Georgeanne Warnock has served as Superintendent of Terrell ISD since January 2020. With over twenty-four years of experience in public education, she currently is focused on leading work in equity, early literacy, community engagement, and social-emotional learning, as well as amplifying student and teacher voice. Named as one of 19 National Superintendents to Watch by NSPRA in 2022, Dr. Warnock works to engage others through authentic communication on social media channels as “The Subbing Superintendent.” Dr. Warnock earned her undergraduate degree at Trinity University and her doctoral degree at the University of North Texas. Prior to coming to Terrell ISD, Dr. Warnock served as a teacher, high school principal, and Associate Superintendent in Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD. She and her husband, Matt, are the proud parents of four sons.
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Audrey Boklage

Vice President of Learning & Impact

February 10, 2023

Dr. Audrey Boklage joined the Charles Butt Foundation in September 2022 as the vice president of learning and impact. In this role, she guides and supports the Foundation’s research initiatives, including the Texas Education Poll, the Texas Teacher Poll, and other important social research topics. Audrey earned her Bachelor of Science in biology at The University of Texas at Austin and graduated from the UTeach program. After graduation, she taught high school science in Texas and during this time earned a Master of Science Education from UT Austin. Upon earning her master’s degree, she decided to pursue education research and earned a Doctor of Philosophy in curriculum and instruction from UT Austin. Dr. Boklage continued her education with a postdoctoral fellowship in engineering education at Arizona State University.
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Lauren Cook

Senior Strategist

February 10, 2023

Lauren has worked on Charles Butt’s educational philanthropy since 2012, with a focus on public policy communications, storytelling, research, and strategy. Prior to working with the Charles Butt Foundation and Raise Your Hand Texas, Lauren served as Director of Communications for a school finance advocacy organization and as a Legislative Aide in the Texas Senate. She holds a master’s degree in Spanish from the University of Texas at Austin.