Markus Autrey is currently the principal at Los Gatos High School in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has worked in various educational settings on the east coast in the Allentown, PA, in the Midwest, in St. Louis, MO and is currently working in California. As an educational leader, he has served in the multiple arenas of secondary education including teacher, mentor, student activities, athletics, finance, professional development coordinator/mentorship, curricular development, as well as academic program developer. Mr. Autrey is experienced in data driven instruction that uses multiple and meaningful assessments to drive curricular change and organizational reform. He is a strong advocate for recruitment, courageous supervision, and meaningful mentorship of educators and administrators that enhance the learning experience and environment for the success of all students. His research interests and passions are school leadership and organizational reform in urban communities. Markus received his Masters in Educational Leadership from St. Louis University and his educational credentials from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA.