Lincoln Snyder is the president and CEO of the National Catholic Educational Association.
Donna Orem is the president of National Association of Independent Schools. The association includes more than 1,600 independent private K-12 schools in the U.S.
Ed Fuller is an associate professor and the director of Pennsylvania State University’s Center for Evaluation and Education Policy Analysis.
Michael Barbour is an expert on virtual education and a professor at Touro University California.
J. Mike Smith is the president of the Home School Legal Defense Association, a Christian-based organization. The media contact is Sandra Kim.
Shawna J. Lee is a professor at the University of Michigan School of Social Work and the director of the Parenting in Context Research Lab. Lee is one of the authors of a study titled “Parenting activities and the transition to home-based education during the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Emma García is an economist at the Economic Policy Institute. She specializes in the economics of education and education policy and co-authored an opinion column, “Why homeschooling in pandemic has failed for many families,” published by USA Today in February 2021.
Cheryl Fields-Smith is an educational theory and practice professor at the University of Georgia. Fields-Smith studies homeschooling among Black families.
Derek Black is a law professor at the University of South Carolina and an expert in education policy. Black wrote Schoolhouse Burning: Public Education and the Assault on American Democracy.