Willie Adams became a certified Corwin consultant in 2018, but his journey as an educator began at the age of ten when his teacher recognized his love for history and public speaking and encouraged him to create and lead a lesson for his peers.
Matt Alber is a two-time Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter, filmmaker & youth educator based in Portland, OR. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Truman State University. He has served as an artist diplomat of the United States State Department in six countries including Sudan, Russia, Hungary and Kosovo.
Aida Allen-Rotell is currently a full-time professional learning consultant for Corwin and teaching clinician. She has facilitated professional learning and consulted throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America, Indonesia, and the South Pacific.
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.
Joseph Assof is a high school and community college mathematics teacher and the math department chair at Health Sciences High and Middle College in San Diego, CA. He leads his department’s reform efforts to align to the Common Core Standards – with a focus on high quality instruction.
Jeannie has been serving as an educator for 31 years, working for NYS in the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, the Enlarged School District of Troy, and since 1996, in the Syracuse City School District.
Dr. Kierstan Barbee is the Assessment for Learning Coordinator in Dallas, Texas. She has been the field of education for 13 years, working in both rural and urban districts, at the school and district levels. During this time, she served as a secondary English Language Arts teacher, an academic instructional coach, curriculum developer, professional development supervisor, and Assessment for Learning coordinator.
Kate Barker is a seasoned principal, teacher, coach, author, and speaker with over 30 years of experience providing equitable opportunities for students and families in highly diverse and economically challenged communities. Her passion is creating school environments that have a vibrant, fun, and loving culture infused with high expectations and purposeful structures. She has been named her state’s principal of the year and recognized as a national distingu
Jennifer M. Bay-Williams is a professor of mathematics education at the University of Louisville, where she teaches preservice teachers, emerging elementary mathematics specialists, and doctoral students in mathematics education.