Meet The Team
The team members of the National Leadership Development Consortium have helped hundreds of schools achieve their goals. We recognize that school leadership encompasses school administration and extends far beyond the principal's office to teacher, student, and parent leaders who can help foster a climate and culture that ensures success for all students! Our team would love the opportunity to assist your school in building leadership capacity at all levels!
Summer Pannell, Ph.D.
Leadership, Literacy, and Restorative Discipline Specialist
Dr. Summer Pannell served two decades serving in at-risk schools as a teacher and principal, where she received national recognition for her school closing achievement gaps in student populations. She currently teaches educational leadership courses in both masters and doctoral programs and actively researches school improvement and the principalship. Dr. Pannell's research has been published in numerous journals and presented at state, national, and international conferences.
Dr. Pannell is a Certified Restorative Discipline Trainer and founder of the National Restorative Discipline Institute. She conducts Restorative Discipline training across the nation and works with schools and districts to successfully implement Restorative Discipline Practices and grow leadership capacity in administrators, teachers, students, and families.
Ingrid Haynes-Traylor, Ph.D.
Literacy & Leadership Specialist
Dr. Ingrid Haynes-Traylor served two decades in P-12 public education as a teacher and administrator and now serves as the Director of the National Literacy Institute. Dr. Haynes-Traylor also teaches bachelors, masters, and doctoral level literacy courses and has published books and numerous journal articles on literacy instruction. She actively researches best practices in literacy instruction for at-risk student groups and conducts literacy training and workshops across the nation to build instructional capacity in teachers who teach our most fragile learners.
Delilah Gonzalez, Ed.D.
Dr. Delilah Gonzalez served nearly two decades in P-12 public education as a teacher and administrator. Currently, she teaches bachelors, masters, and doctoral level reading courses and field-based teacher education courses. Dr. Gonzalez actively researches best practices in literacy instruction and family involvement in literacy. She has published books and journal articles and presented her research at state, national, and international conferences.
Sabrina Holley, Ed.S.
Literacy & Curriculum Development Specialist
Sabrina Holley has over two decades of experience in P-12 education as a teacher, literacy coach, and curriculum specialist. She has also served as a regional trainer for a statewide education consortium to assist with school improvement and teacher development. Sabrina is a Certified Instructional Coach and a Certified Data Teams Trainer and has worked with numerous schools and teachers to build data-driven instructional capacity in teachers and increase student achievement.
Hope Luster, Ed.D.
Classroom Management & Parent Engagement Specialist
Dr. Hope Luster is a classroom management and parent engagement specialist who has also served in multiple roles in P-12 education. She developed the renowned Parent University and has helped numerous schools and districts increase family and community engagement to enhance school climate and culture and increase student achievement.
Brian Uriegas, Ed.D.
Cultural Awareness and Secondary Education Specialist
Dr. Brian Uriegas worked over 15 years serving in at-risk rural and urban schools as a teacher, coach, and principal, where he helped develop post-secondary opportunities for all students, with a focus on students of poverty. He currently teaches educational leadership courses in both masters and doctoral programs and actively researches addressing cultural awareness issues and anti-bias education, career and technical education for post-secondary success, professional development for non-traditional teachers, and the principalship. Dr. Uriegas’s research has been published in numerous journals and presented at state, national, and international conferences.