Dr. Sharla Horton-Williams is a career educator and organizational leader with a strong commitment to and vision for equity and justice in schools. Over the past 20 years, Sharla has served as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal in private, public charter, and traditional public schools. She also has extensive non-profit experience with education-adjacent organizations. As a full-time education consultant and co-founder of School Leadership for Social Justice, Sharla works with districts and schools across the country to develop and actualize a vision and comprehensive strategy for equity and excellence. She earned a Doctor of Education from Texas A&M University. Currently, Sharla is leading the collaborative academic recovery efforts to support 150,000 students across three Dallas-area districts.