E. Ted Fujimoto
Ted Fujimoto is president of Landmark Consulting Group that helps clients redesign their education organizations and scale innovations. He is an entrepreneur at heart. At age 18, Ted founded his first company. It was a struggle to find team members with the right skills so he co-designed and co-founded the Napa New Technology High School, which opened in 1996.
The school conducted all learning through project-based learning, modeled after the project management protocols used by his company combined with a focus on creating a culture and team agreement of trust, respect and responsibility. Ted helped to design and create the replication systems and strategy for several of the highest performing public school designs in the country that created hundreds of schools, including New Tech Network and Big Picture Learning.
Ted is the co-founder and co-chair of the Right to Succeed Foundation, a non-profit focused on the transformation of public schools into centers of deeper learning and engagement. He also serves on the board of California Credit Union, a $3 billion credit union.
He is the recipient of the 2002 Center for Digital Government “In the Arena” Award for Education Leadership in transforming vision to reality.
Leigh Rachel Faith
Passionate about building safe communities for children, Faith has served as Champions Against Bullying’s Youth Coordinator and Spokesperson since it’s inception in 2003. Taking the reigns as Director of Operations, she spearheaded the organization’s expansion into the US and assisted the organization’s process in gaining nonprofit status in 2008.
Faith’s extensive background in psychology, her work as an actress and dancer in film, television and theatre, in addition to her years in tutoring, has earned her a strong following as a mentor for young children. She brings a variety of talent and experience to the table and is an invaluable asset to the development of new programs and initiatives for Champions Against Bullying.
While continuing her career as a film and television actress, every day is an opportunity for Faith to make a difference in the world. She is dedicated to the empowerment of all children around the globe. In her workshops and presentations, Faith informs and inspires her audience – kids, educators and parents - to take action and join her in protecting children and enhancing their lives.