The Council of Peers is the primary nominating body of the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences. It is made up of highly respected, influential and accomplished educators, advocates, and thought leaders from across the education field. They are responsible for nominating and voting for the people, programs and organizations that will receive Bammy Awards. They also serve as presenters at the awards event.


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Laura Bornfreund
David C. Bloomfield
Justin Baeder
Sara Garland
Lisa Guernsey
Mike Petrilli
Kathleen Porter-Magee
Barnett Berry
Lisa Nielsen
Lisa Bartusek
Debbie Clement
Aaron Carrara
Suzanne Gellens
Bethe Almeras
Liam Goldrick
Jason Flom
Nancy Blair
Joan Young

Eric Sheninger
Pam Moran
Ugo Uche
Catherine Holecko
Aaron Pallas
Deborah Stewart
Marilyn Rhames
Sue Offutt
John (J.M.) Holland
Dawn Braa
Michael Smith
Will Richardson
Lyn Hilt
Lucy Gray
Jeff Johnson
Lander Medlin
Kimberly Tice
Katy Farber
John Spencer
Joyce Valenza
Patrick Larkin
Steven Anderson


Kathryn Stamoulis
Scott McLeod
Walt Gardner
Jennifer Cohen
Tom Hobson
Heather Wolpert-Gawron
Sara Goldrick-Rab
Fran Simon
Dr. Regina Lamourelle
Patrick Riccards
Mike Klonsky
Susan Heim
Ayn Rorick Colsh
Adrienne Barr
Robert Rader
Bob Compton
Shannon Miller
Brian Nichols
Peter DeWitt
Josh Stumpenhorst
Sheryl Nussbaum Beach
Joe Mazza

Susan Ochshorn
Leonie Haimson
Amy McCready
Sam Chaltain
Kelly Stephenson
Elizabeth King
Kyle Pace
Kathy Hayes
Tom Whitby
Holly Elissa Bruno
Vicki Davis
Kevin Jarrett
Steve Dembo
Robert Talbert
Erin Klien
Angela Maiers
Nan Austin
Nick Provenzano
Lisa Dabbs
Lee Kolbert
Adam Bellow

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