The winner of NCTE's James Moffett Award, Gretchen Bernabei has been teaching kids to write in middle school and high school classrooms for almost 30 years. These days, she's on the road consulting, having delivered hundreds of workshops.
Leslie Blauman is best known for her association with PEBC, where her classroom is a working model for staff development and the subject of workshops and films.She has been teaching reading and literacy in Colorado schools for over 30 years.
Katherine Boles is a senior lecturer on education and faculty director of the Learning and Teaching Master’s Degree Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She consult to schools and school systems nationally and internationally.
Still in the classroom, Jim Burke is an author who needs no introduction to anyone in the field of secondary ELA instruction. In addition to his many ground-breaking books and awards, he is now the chief ELA advisor for the College Board.
Dr. Spike C. Cook is currently serving in a leadership position as the Principal of RM Bacon Elementary for the Millville Public School District located in the City of Millville, New Jersey. He joined RM Bacon staff in April of 2011.
Brad Currie is a middle school vice principal and supervisor of instruction. He is passionate about Personal Learning Networks (PLNs), Educational Technology and Social Media in the school setting. Brad is a 2014 ASCD Emerging Leader and 2014 Bammy Award Finalist.
As a former kindergarten teacher and school Director of Technology, Steve Dembo is a pioneer in the field of educational social networking. Dembo is a dynamic speaker on the capabilities of social networking, the power of educational technologies and Web 2.0 tools, and the ability of digital content to empower teachers to improve student achievement.
Steven W. Anderson is a learner, blogger, speaker, educational evangelist, author and Dad. As a former teacher and Director of Instructional Technology he is highly sought after for his expertise in educational technology integration and using social media for learning.