Rico Munn has served as the Superintendent of Aurora Public Schools since 2013, and in that time, the district has experienced an increase in graduation rates and significant declines in dropout rates, expulsions, and referrals to law enforcement. In 2019, Mr. Munn was named Superintendent of the Year in Colorado, as well as Aurora’s “Man of the Year.” He served as a litigation partner with a national law firm for over a decade prior to joining APS and also has served in state government.
Host Bio: Dr. Chris Balow is the Chief Academic Officer at SchoolMint. Dr. Balow has a Ph.D in Educational Psychology and served for 33 years as an educator in various roles with focuses on literacy, mental health, and the behavioral and emotional growth of students. He has worked the last 6 years in the educational technology field to promote student success on a larger scale.