Chris Lehmann

Chris is the founding principal of Science Leadership Academy, a progressive public high school. SLA is an inquiry-driven, project-based, modern school pioneering the School 2.0 movement. The school was named one of the Ten Most Amazing Schools by Ladies Home Journal, was featured in the PBS documentary Digital Media: New Learners for the 21st Century, was recognized as an Apple Distinguished School and has been written about in publications including Edutopia Magazine, EdWeek and the Philadelphia Inquirer.

In 2013, Chris was named Outstanding Leader of the Year by the International Society of Technology in Education. In 2012, Chris was named one of Dell’s #Inspire100 – one of 100 people changing the world using Social Media. And in 2011, Chris was honored by the White House as a Champion of Change. Chris has spoken at many conferences including TEDxPhilly, TEDxNYED, SXSW and ISTE. Chris is co-editor of What School Leaders Need to Know about Digital Technologies and Social Media, author of the blog Practical Theory and is father to