Class Dismissed was created to spread education news and inspirational education ideas around the country.

The three co-hosts of ClassDismissed have varying professional backgroundsand it’s that dynamic that makes the weekly podcast enjoyable for all listeners.


Russ Davis is the founder of SchoolStatus, a software company that has developed an incredible data analytics tool for school districts all across the country.

Lissa Pruett is a school teacher with a masters in gifted education.She has taughtFullSizeRender.jpgstudents at both public and private schools and has an art studio where she teaches children outside of regular school hours.

Nick Ortego is an experienced broadcaster and has worked as a News Director, Weather Chief, News Operations Manager and Journalist for 15 years.