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.

The Annual Learning Forward Conference is the best professional development offered each year.  It allows you to personalize your learning and focus on what you need to continue growing.B

— Brian Faulkner

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