Dr. Ben Churchill is in his fourth year as Superintendent of Carlsbad Unified School District in San Diego County, California. He previously worked in Illinois, serving as an assistant superintendent, high school principal, and high school English teacher. Dr. Churchill began his 23-year career in education teaching English in China. He was recently recognized as the 2019 Innovative Superintendent of the Year by the Classroom of the Future Foundation. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors for both the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce and the Classroom of the Future Foundation, Dr. Churchill is also currently serving as the Chair of the Board of Governors for the North Coastal Consortium for Special Education.