Dr. Eric Jensen
Monday, June 20
Dr. Eric Jensen is a former teacher and educational leader who grew up in San Diego, California. Jensen’s M.A. is in Organizational Development and his Ph.D. is in Human Development. For over two decades he has synthesized brain research and developed practical applications for educators. Jensen has authored over 29 books including 3 bestsellers Teaching with the Brain in Mind and Poor Students, Rich Teaching and Brain-Based Learning.
Rev. Rich Gurgel
Tuesday, June 21
Pastor Rich Gurgel serves as President of Martin Luther College. From 1999 to 2020, Gurgel served as a professor at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary (WLS) in Mequon, Wis. Prior to his tenure as a seminary professor, Gurgel served as the pastor of two WELS parishes: Gethsemane in Oklahoma City and David’s Star in Jackson, Wis. He also served as an emergency instructor for one year while still a seminary student, teaching religion and language arts, and coaching basketball at Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School in Jackson, Wis.