Dr. Randy Mahlerwein has resided in Phoenix, Arizona since 1997. He began his studies in Education at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and concluded his formal education with a Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership at Northern Arizona University in 2010. Dr. Mahlerwein is a researcher, influencer, and educator. Dr. Mahlerwein has been a public educator and leader for the past 24 years. Dr. Mahlerwein served Arizona’s most poverty-stricken schools in the South, Central and West Phoenix communities for over 16 years, as well as 6 years in the high socio-economic East Valley suburbs. Dr. Mahlerwein has served public schools in the greater Phoenix area as a secondary Teacher, Assistant Principal, Principal and Assistant Superintendent for the past 25 years and is currently the Assistant Superintendent over Secondary Schools in Arizona’s largest school district, Mesa Public Schools serving the needs of over 58,000 students annually. Dr. Mahlerwein has been a key contributor over the past 4 years in the implementation of the Next Education Workforce in Mesa Public Schools, Dr. Randy Mahlerwein is hyper-motivated in changing the conditions that influence the environments in which educators and students operate daily.