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Reshan Richards


Dr. Reshan Richards is the CEO & Co-Founder of Explain Everything, a company that makes whiteboard software for schools and businesses. He teaches at Teachers College, Columbia University and Columbia University School of Professional Studies. Reshan advises a number of K-12 schools and organizations as board member and strategic partner. His writing includes Blending Leadership published by Wiley-Jossey-Bass in 2016 and Make Yourself Clear published by Wiley in 2019.  He has an Ed.D. in Instructional Technology and Media from Teachers College, Columbia University, an Ed.M in Learning and Teaching from Harvard University, and a B.A. in Music from Columbia University.


  • Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Ed.M., Harvard University
  • B.A., Columbia University