Michael Lubelfeld Ed.D. has served as a public school superintendent in Illinois since 2010, 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 nearly 25 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. He was named a 2015-2016 NSPRA Superintendent to Watch, he is an advocate for Illinois Vision 20/20, and in 2017 he was named the Lake County (IL) Superintendent of the Year. He is the co-moderator of the Twitter chat #suptchat with Nick Polyak, and he and Polyak co-authored the book The Unlearning Leader: Leading for Tomorrow’s Schools Today (Rowman-Littlefield Publishers). His latest book Student Voice: From Invisible to Invaluable will be released in January 2018.