Barb Pitchford has spent the majority of her educational career as a building leader. Her passion and commitment is coaching principals to build learning cultures that strengthen efficacy school-wide - for students, teachers, and teams.
Jane Pollock is a former ESL and classroom teacher, school and district administrator, and Senior Associate at McREL Laboratory. She specializes in improving student learning by using research to devise practical ways to advance teaching, coaching, and supervising learning in schools.
Luis Pérez is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Special Education at the University of South Florida. His specialities include technology professional development for teachers, assistive technology, universal design, web accessibility, and disability studies.
Laura Pinto’s work draws on her extensive experience as a school teacher, university professor and research and is driven by her curiosity to understand how evidence, politics and student-educator life worlds can be integrated to improve education.
William Poston is the originator of curriculum-driven budgeting, and he has led over 75 curriculum audits. He has written 13 books and over 40 journal articles and continues to provide extensive service to schools in the areas of evaluation, curriculum management auditing, performance-based budgeting, and organizational quality improvement.
Jarvis V.N.C. Pahl is executive director of Pahl Business & Educational Consortium (PBEC). She taught biology and microbiology in California, Maryland, Connecticut, and Brazil. She also taught while in the Peace Corps, and in Botswana Africa. As a school administrator, she worked in California high schools and school districts. She was a member of the Graduate School of Education’s School Management Program at the University of California in Los Angeles.
W. James Popham, professor emeritus at University of California Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, has spent the bulk of his educational career as a teacher. His first teaching assignment, for example, was in a small eastern Oregon high school where he taught English and social studies while serving as yearbook advisor, class sponsor, and unpaid tennis coach. That recompense meshed ideally with the quality of his coaching.