Deborah Oliver, Ed.D., is an accomplished senior executive, entrepreneur, public speaker and learning specialist with more than 30 years of success in K-12 and higher education, international education affairs and non-profits. She is the Co-Editor and of contributing Author of Leading Schools With Social Emotional and Academic Development, and is the author of The Learning Transformation: A guide to Blended Learning for Administrators. She is a Learning Scientist, with research interests in SEAD, leadership & personalized learning. She is an adjunct professor at National University Sanford School of Education where she teaches graduate level courses. She received her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Idaho State University. She is Co-founder of Mindful SEAD, a non-profit organization that inspires innovative teaching and learning through mindful practices by fostering community, personalized learning, developing leadership and embracing each individual’s unique genius.