Kim Carter is executive director of the Q.E.D. Foundation, an organization of adults and youth working together to create and sustain student-centered learning communities. Kim is passionate about democratic schooling, educational equity, and learning theory, and she has decades of expertise in developing adult and youth capacities for co-constructing learning experiences inside and outside of school. She was 1991 NH Teacher of the Year and 1996 NH Media Educator of the Year. Kim serves on the NHASCD executive board, is a long-time Coalition of Essential Schools Affiliate, contributes to the national Education Reimagined Collaborative Community, and is a Students at the Center Distinguished Fellow.