Brian Lewis, M.A., C.A.E., chief executive officer, is an energetic education advocate and nonprofit leader specializing in management, governance, education policy, corporate communications, branding and marketing. His history of building vibrant, mission-focused teams, fostering organizational brand strength and advancing long-range growth plans has proven him to be a dynamic leader.
Brian provides passionate leadership and direction for the organizational planning and performance of ISTE while working with the ISTE Board of Directors to ensure strategic direction, effective governance, and legal and ethical integrity.
Brian joined ISTE in September 2012 following a 25-year career in both the public and private sectors. He has served as a nonprofit association leader in several capacities, including chief strategy officer and interim CEO for the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), executive director of the California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO), assistant executive director for the California School Boards Association (CSBA), director of governmental relations for the San Diego County Office of Education and the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA), and senior legislative advocate for CSBA. He has also served as an elected school board member for the Dry Creek Joint Elementary School District in Roseville, California.
Brian holds a master's in communication studies from California State University, Sacramento, and a bachelor's in mass communications from the University of California, Davis. View video
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