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, Fayetteville State University’s Wells Fargo Endowed Professor of Education, has written six books, journal articles, and given numerous media interviews. She conducts professional development workshops at schools and conferences nationwide.
Rufus Thompson is a retired educator. He wrote part of the Heath (now Houghton Mifflin) Middle Level Literature series and High School Anthology. Starting in 1988, he trained teachers throughout California on how to implement technology into the curriculum using best practices and sound classroom principles and taught middle school for 17 years before becoming the technology coordinator of the Mountain View School District in Ontario, California.
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.