Jane Bluestein is an award-winning author with over 40 years of experience in education. She shares her expertise worldwide as a keynoter and seminar leader on topics such as classroom management, school climate, motivation, and discipline.
Jenni Donohoo, PhD, is a best-selling author and professional learning facilitator with more than 15 years’ experience in leading school change. Jenni is the past president of Learning Forward Ontario. In addition to her consulting work, Jenni is on secondment to the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Branch in the Ontario Ministry of Education.
Born in Liverpool, Peter Gamwell is an author, presenter, and an award-winning leader in education who has worked in both central and eastern Canada and abroad. He is recently retired from the role of Superintendent, responsible for District Leadership Development with the 75,000-student Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB), where he also served as the Board lead for Aboriginal education from 2006 until 2012.
Gary R. Howard has more than 40 years of experience working with issues of civil rights, social justice, equity, education, and diversity, including 25 years as the Founder of the REACH Center for Multicultural Education. He is a keynote speaker, writer, and workshop leader who has traveled extensively throughout the United States and Australia. Mr.
Jane Krauss is an expert in project-based learning aided by technology. A long-time classroom teacher, Jane helps educators re-imagine the learning experience so students inquire, imagine, and create in order to meet rigorous learning aims.
Douglass Llewellyn frequently speaks at state and national conferences on inquiry- and argument-based teaching, constructivist learning, and science leadership. Invite him to your school or district to learn more about the central roles inquiry and argumentation play in helping students achieve scientific literacy.
Through her diverse professional background, Pamela Nevills has acquired a passion for teaching that is based on research and principles from neuroscience. Successful, competent learners result when teachers understand how learning happens.
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.
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.