The Visible LearningTM consultants are trained and certified to instruct your staff and build a deep understanding of John Hattie's Visible Learning research. With their expert knowledge and mastery of the core Visible Learning concepts, they can help your school or district to raise student achievement and bring about lasting change.
John Almarode conducts staff development workshops, keynote addresses, and conference presentations on a variety of topics including student engagement, evidence-based practices, creating enriched environments that promote learning, and designing classrooms with the brain in mind. John’s action-packed workshops offer participants ready-to-use strategies and the brain rues that make them work. Click here for John's Presenter Profile
Jenni Donohoo is a best-selling author and professional learning facilitator with more than 15 years experience in leading school change.
Karen Flories has 15 years of experience in education including special education and high school English teaching, as well as serving in the role of Literacy Director and Executive Director of Educational Services.
Tom Hierck is a compelling presenter, infusing his message of hope with strategies culled from the real world. His dynamic presentations explore the importance of positive learning environments and the role of assessment to improve student learning.
Sonja Hollins-Alexander is an experienced educational leader and consultant who provides customized professional development services that support teacher and leader effectiveness.
Cathy Lassiter is an education consultant, author, and nationally recognized educator. With over thirty years of experience, she is an energetic, passionate speaker who is in great demand. Currently, she supports large and small districts in areas including leadership development, school culture, principal and teacher evaluation, collaboration, instruction, assessment, and closing achievement gaps.
Michael McDowell has served as classroom teacher, nonprofit leader, high school principal, and district office official. Michael currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services in the Tamalpais Union High School District. Michael holds a BS with honors in Environmental Science, an MA in Curriculum and Instruction, and an EdD in Organizational Leadership.
Dave Nagel has over 18 years of successful experience helping schools grow and develop their staff to best meet student needs.
Ainsley Rose, who has over 40 years of experience in education, is a certified lead Visible Learning consultant who specializes in systemic changes that impact teaching and learning.
Julie Stern is a teacher trainer and instructional coach, supporting schools in transforming teaching and learning on four continents. She is passionate about maximizing human potential and breaking free of the industrial model of schooling.
Tommy Thompson is a principal and is honored to be recognized for his turnaround efforts that transformed New London High School from a “failing school” to one being nationally recognized. With nearly 20 years of experience working in schools, Tommy prides himself on bridging the gap between theory and practice.