Steven Wurtz

Steven is responsible for developing and collaboratively actualizing the district’s learning framework designed to empower and engage all students to be contributing, responsible citizens reaching their maximum potential through relevant, innovative and rigorous learning experiences. Previously, he served as an area superintendent, principal, assistant principal, elementary bilingual/ESL and gifted and talented teacher in Irving and Grand Prairie ISDs. Steven currently serves on the Texas Learning Collaborative and as a district representative for the Urban Collaborative focused on leading equitable and inclusive education.

This is by far my favorite conference.  I always walk away feeling smarter and more prepared to do the work!

— Chuck Holland

Quality big name speakers during concurrent sessions. Facilitators engaged participants. Focused on professional learning.  It’s rare to attend a conference with TONS of sessions that are relevant for my work (professional developer).

— 2018 Attendee