Kerise Ridinger

Garland ISD, Garland, TX

Kerise is a professional learning coordinator, in Lewisville ISD. She has over a decade of experience in supporting, developing and empowering learners. Whether working with groups of students during yearly STEM events or coordinating a conference for 1500 educators and campus leaders, Ridinger has served her community through her efforts to make district goals and initiatives accessible and part of the personal pedagogy of all she influences. Her current work focuses on supporting teacher leaders and administration through critical friends and learning communities.

Learning Forward is my number one source for deep professional learning and designing effective professional learning systems for my district. This is the one conference and learning experience that I fight for every year.

— Mark St. Clair

Of all the professional organizations, Learning Forward is the only one where I truly belong as a professional learning advocate. Here, I know that my growth truly matters as it impacts the success of the students in my district and beyond.

— Amanada Ball