Larry Ainsworth is the author or coauthor of numerous published books, including: Common Formative Assessments 2.0 (2015), “Unwrapping” the Common Core (2014), Prioritizing the Common Core (2013), Rigorous Curriculum Design (2010), Common Formative Assessments (2006), “Unwrapping” the Standards (2003), Power Standards (2003), Five Easy Steps to a Balanced Math Program (2000 and 2006), Student Generated Rubrics (1998), and
Nancy Akhavan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at Fresno State. She has held numerous positions as teacher, principal, and district office leader. She has lead literacy programs for schools K-12.
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.
Sheila Alber-Morgan has been an associate professor of special education at The Ohio State University since 2005. She was also a faculty member at The University of Southern Mississippi for eight years. After teaching for several years in inclusive classrooms in both urban and rural South Carolina, Dr. Alber-Morgan began doctoral training at The Ohio State University and earned her Ph.D. in 1997. For the past 15 years, Dr.
Trevor Aleo is a middle school English teacher in Wilton, Connecticut where he designs meaningful learning experiences while reading and writing alongside his students. Prior to his current position, he taught high school and was a grade level lead in Prince William County, Virginia.