Managing Director, ASU Prep | Vice President of ASU Educational Outreach
Chief Operating Officer, ASU Prep | Deputy Vice President of ASU Educational Outreach
Chief Partnership Officer
Head of Schools, Digital
Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives
Betsy has worked with ASU’s K-12 charter network since 2012. Her leadership focused on a turnaround school in downtown Phoenix and a nationally recognized K-8 STEM academy. In 2016, she helped launch the first blended learning program in the network. Now serving as Executive Director of Special Projects, Betsy leads efforts harness university assets to build effective K12 learning models.
Chief Technology Officer
Executive Director of Digital Operations
Director of Student Advisement
May is entering her 13th year in education. She has taught students K-12 in both virtual and brick-and-mortar settings. In her current role, she leverages her background in counseling and online education to ensure that every student receives care and support in the digital learning community. She is always looking for ways to innovate and create meaningful experiences for students, whether that’s through senior events or talent shows. May loves thrifting, cooking/baking, obsessing over her fiddle leaf fig, and being an aunt to her 7 nieces and nephews. She currently resides in Chicago, IL with her husband.
Executive Director of Digital Academics
Mike has been at the forefront of online education in Arizona for nearly fifteen years, having served as an administrator and teacher within curriculum, instruction, and assessment roles. He is dedicated to strategy and implementation of non-traditional models of education so that all learners can thrive. In his spare time, Mike can be found volunteering within the ASU Community and spending time with his family.
Executive Director of Digital Academics
Dr. Laura Maloney envisions a world with no educational boundaries for students of any age. To this end, she has dedicated her career to breaking down barriers for all students in both K-12 and higher education. Dr. Maloney has served in instructional and administrative roles for public education, both in brick-and-mortar and virtual settings for grades 6-12. As a principal, she led initiatives to secure and support partnerships with districts to create blended learning communities and virtual learning labs. Dr. Maloney earned her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership; her doctoral research focused on blended learning. Fun fact: She lives in the Florida Keys with her husband, Tim, and rescued Sharpei, Largo.
Michael Horn speaks and writes about the future of education and works with a portfolio of education organizations to improve the life of each and every student. He co-founded the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, a non-profit think tank where he is a distinguished fellow; and serves as the Chief Strategy Officer for Entangled Ventures, an education technology studio. When he is not reinventing education, he is trying to keep up with his twin girls.
John Bailey serves as an advisor to entrepreneurs, investors, and government leaders to help them navigate emerging issues presented by globalization and disruptive technologies. He is a Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Fellow, a Walton Family Foundation Fellow, and served as a senior program officer at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. John is on the board of directors for the Data Quality Campaign and previously served as a domestic policy advisor in the White House, Deputy Policy Director to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and Director of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education. Though he is a master strategist, his Bernese Mountain Dog, Bentley, runs his house.
John Watson is founder of the Evergreen Education Group, which focuses on digital education research and advising and has been studying the K12 online and blended learning field for 18 years. Evergreen has conducted research for, and advised, school districts, NGOs, foundations, companies, state agencies, and charter school commissions.