Shoshanna Sumka

Shoshanna Sumka is a leader in global learning, community engagement, and student leadership development. As the Executive Director (ED) of ISEEN, Shoshanna works to inspire and support experiential educators and connect lifelong learners through our inclusive network of educators and school leaders.


Whitney Hofacker

Whitney Hofacker is a lifelong experiential education enthusiast. She collaborates with organizations on designing and delivering a variety of curricular outdoor education, service-learning, global citizenship, and environmental programs. Recently at The Athenian School, she was the Dean of Experiential Education and host of the 2024 ISEEN Winter Institute. She currently lives in Samoëns, France.


Michelle Edwards

Dr. Edwards is a dynamic and dedicated educational leader who is committed to the belief that all children and educators can achieve greatness at high levels through effective effort, high quality feedback and consistent support. With over 25 years of experience in all facets of school administration and instructional leadership, her passion for the community at-large, is what drives her motivation to continue advancing and improving the education field.


Erin Hawk

Erin Hawk is the Executive Director & Co-Founder of World Leadership School. She develops socially responsible collaborative partnerships for independent schools with communities around the globe. In her work, she oversees in-person and virtual educator professional development from design to facilitation.


Garth Nichols

Garth Nichols is the Vice Principal of Experiential Education and Innovation. He is excited to bring his expertise, enthusiasm and knowledge building on experiential learning and digital transformation to the ISEEN board and members and member schools. His passion is developing the skills and mindsets of future-readiness in schools, educators and students through experiential learning.


Sheryl Murray

Sheryl is the Chair, Experiential Learning at Hillfield Strathallen College in Hamilton Ontario. Sheryl designs and implements local and global trips and supports Outdoor Education programming. She is an innovator and passionate about experiential education, especially as it relates to unconventional learning.


Chai Reddy

Chai Reddy is the Director of Upper School at Beaver Country Day School in Chestnut Hill, MA. He was also the Founder and Principal Consultant of the Shanti Alliance. The Shanti Alliance is a collection of high school student and educator cohorts based in Hawai’i devoted to enhancing their knowledge of issues related to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).


Elizabeth Pillsbury

Elizabeth (Beth) Pillsbury, PhD is a historian, a teacher and the Director of Experiential Education and Summer Programs at Riverdale Country School in the Bronx, NY.  She believes that through an interdisciplinary approach to experiential learning, students have the opportunity to deepen their understanding of their academic studies as well as to develop new passions, interests, and capacities.


Danielle Johnson-Webb

Danielle joined Cary Academy in 2019 to lead their equity and inclusion efforts as well as direct their Center for Community Engagement. Prior to Cary Academy, Danielle served in senior leadership roles in enrollment management, communications, and development at several North Carolina area independent schools.



Sarah Morrison

Dr. Sarah Morrison is a dynamic leader with a demonstrated history of creative initiatives and diverse experience in K-12 education, non-profit arts, and higher education. She is recognized for vibrant leadership, strong communication, and the ability to facilitate courageous spaces that inspire connection and collaboration as well as advance action.