Michael Lubelfeld Ed.D. served as the superintendent at Pennoyer School District #79 in Norridge, Illinois for several years, and on July 1, 2013, he became the superintendent of schools in Deerfield, IL (DPS 109). In addition, he has worked as an adjunct professor, advisor, and supervisor at Chicago-area Universities in the Department of Educational Leadership. A public school educator and educational leader for more than 20 years, Lubelfeld has served as an assistant superintendent, a middle school associate principal, a principal, and a middle school teacher, teaching social studies, reading, and civics. Earning his doctorate in education in curriculum and instruction allowed Lubelfeld to test theories of learning in action. In 2015 he was named one of the top 5 Bammy Superintendent Finalists, he is a fierce advocate for Illinois Vision 20/20. In addition, Lubelfeld was honored as one of the three finalists for 2015 NASS (National Association of School Superintendents) superintendent of the year, he is a leader of Humanex Ventures hiring for teacher quality, and he is a co-moderator of #suptchat the first Wednesday of every month at 7PM (with Nick Polyak of Leyden High School District). He and Dr. Polyak co-authored The Unlearning Leader: Leading for Tomorrow’s Schools Today (2017 Rowman & Littlefield Publishers).