With a career that includes seven years as a classroom teacher and over twenty years as a building principal in year-round schools, Professional Development Consultant Mary Jane O’Connell works with educators and central office and building administrators in urban, suburban, and rural settings.
Dr. Zachary Walker was named an Emerging Scholar by the Think College (2012), a Millennium Milestone Maker by the World Academy of Women (2015), and was awarded the John Cheung Award for the Innovative use of Social Media in Teaching and Learning (2015).
Jane Kise, an educational consultant with extensive experience in leadership, instructional coaching, differentiation, and effective mathematics instruction, is considered a worldwide expert in Jungial type and is certified in Neuroscience and Jungian Personality.
Lynne Schrum is an author and educator whose research and teaching focus on preparing teachers for the 21st Century, appropriate uses of information technology, online learning, and leadership in a digital world.
Known for his love of teaching, learning, and improving the leadership needed to foster, support, and guide quality instruction, Don Bartalo’s work focuses on helping principals, assistant principals, and teacher leaders advance their instructional leadership skills and strategies, and helping teachers improve instruction by adopting a more reflective pra
Author, leadership trainer, and consultant Dr. Casey Reason has worked with leaders and schools throughout the world and has consulted with numerous large corporate clients on breakthrough strategies designed to improve performance and overcome resistance to change.
Raffaella Di Cecco is a Certified Management Consultant with extensive experience in the education arena; an expert understanding of educational, social, and labor market issues, policies, and delivery mechanisms; and expertise in the development and management of complex policy and program reform.
As an educational consultant, Dr. Beverley Freedman is involved in district and provincial reviews, strategic planning, and system improvement. She has worked in many aspects of education, as a teacher, administrator, superintendent, school inspector, curriculum developer, diagnostician, and instructional leadership trainer.
Trudy T. Arriaga, EdD, has been privileged to serve as the first female superintendent of the Ventura Unified School District for 14 years. Her journey toward the role of superintendent included bilingual paraeducator, teacher, assistant principal, principal, and director. She is honored to publish her first Corwin book with her esteemed colleague, Dr.
Lee Jenkins is a full-time author, consultant and speaker with his Scottsdale, Arizona firm, From LtoJ Consulting Group, Inc. His earlier career was in the public schools of California as a district superintendent, assistant superintendent, principal, math coordinator and teacher.