David Sousa is an international consultant in educational neuroscience and author of 15 books that suggest ways that educators and parents can translate current brain research into strategies for improving learning.
Dustin Summey is an instructional design specialist at the University of Central Arkansas, where he plans and implements faculty training and support in online course design and delivery. He is also an active speaker, trainer, and consultant.
Kristen Swanson helps teachers design meaningful, interactive curricula at the local and national level. She has taught at the elementary level, served as a regional consultant for Response to Intervention, and worked as an educational technology director for a public school district in Pennsylvania.
Raymond Terrell has over 40 years of experience dealing with diversity and equity issues. He has been a Professor of Educational Administration and Dean of the School of Education at Cal State L.A., as well as the Special Assistant to the Dean for Diversity Initiatives at Miami University.
Dr. Gail L. Thompson, Founder & CEO of Inspirations by Gail LLC, is a critically acclaimed author of many articles and books; former secondary school teacher; and former Executive Director of Equity at Illuminate Education.
Vivian Troen currently teaches at the Brandeis University Mandel Center where she directs the Teacher Learning Partnership project. Along with Katherine Boles, she conduct workshops on Teacher Teams and Teacher Rounds.
Catlin Tucker teaches English language arts at Sonoma County's Windsor High School and online college level writing courses. She writes an education blog, leads professional development, designs curriculum, and frequently speaks at education technology events.
Linda Gross Cheliotes is a noted author and former school teacher and administrator with over 40 years of experience in a multitude of educational arenas. She trains school personnel to use coach-like behaviors in order to experience success in implementing Common Core Curriculum and other educational innovations.
John Barell is Professor Emeritus of Curriculum and Teaching at Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, and former public school teacher in New York City. He works with schools nationally to foster inquiry, problem-based learning, critical thinking, and reflection.