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Professional Development Consultants

Discovery Education is privileged to work with school districts across the United States and internationally. Our primary role is developing and facilitating engaging and meaningful professional development for our partners. Discovery Education Professional Development consultants currently facilitate between 6,000 and 7,000 in-person professional development sessions per year. We are proud to work with experienced, high-caliber consultants across the country to ensure you have the best professional development experience possible. Find out more about our current consultants below.



Our Consultants

Teresa Roebuck
Teresa Roebuck

Teresa, a native of Conway, Arkansas, has over 28 years experience as an educator, coach, and educational technology consultant.


Jared Tenbrink
Jared Tenbrink

Jared has been an advocate for effective technology integration and science instruction throughout his entire career.


Sarah Bucciero
Sarah Bucciero

Sarah’s teaching career spanned ten years at both the middle and high levels.


Liz Parry
Liz Parry

Liz is an engineer and educator. After 10 years at IBM, she began a career in engineering education from preschool through graduate school.


Sue Ball
Sue Ball

Sue has over 20 years of experience as a teacher, educational consultant and manager in education.


Diane Meister
Diane Meister

Diane is a veteran teacher who served in public education for 34 years. She helped establish a preschool at her church and acted as Director of the Board.


Tara Beaner
Tara Beaner

Tara has 17 years of experience in education as a teacher, administrator, and consultant across a number of districts and states.


Taryn Hailstock
Taryn Hailstock

Taryn began her career in education in Ohio teaching an emotionally disturbed student population at the Middle School level.


Clare Devine
Clare Devine

As a life long learner, Clare has honed her educational craft for over 40 years.


Judy Martin
Judy Martin

Judy spent 32 years in public education as a teacher, counselor, and school / district administrator.


Rod Taylor
Rod Taylor

Rod has spent 25 years in education in secondary schools as a teacher, Assistant Principal, Associate Principal and Principal.


Dawn Bray
Dawn Bray

As a veteran educator of 24 years, Dawn has served countless students and families in the Parkland School District in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.


Linda Hughitt
Linda Hughitt

Linda Hughitt has taught in public schools for 31 years, utilizing face to face, hybrid, and on-online teaching methods.


Maria Gonzalez
Maria Gonzalez

Maria Gonzalez provides professional development to teachers and leaders in diverse districts in both urban and rural areas.


Casendra Thomas
Casendra Thomas

Casendra has spent much of her teaching career working in New York City Public Schools, where she taught elementary grades, high school theater/dance, and served as a Special Education Coordinator.


Kelli Tremba
Kelli Tremba

Kelli spent most of her educational career teaching English at the 7th and 9th grade levels within regular education, inclusion and ESL settings.


Karen Harrington
Karen Harrington

As a classroom teacher, Karen's goal was to enable all of her students to reach their highest potential in and out of the classroom.


Cindy Lane
Cindy Lane

Cindy is an educator, Instructional Technologist and Network Sherpa who enjoys assisting Educators in using Technology effectively and efficiently in their classrooms.


Bryanna Bailey
Bryanna Bailey

Bryanna has over 17 years of experience in education. She has worked in all three levels of public education - elementary, middle and high school.


Cori Carr
Cori Carr

Cori Carr is an educator who spent more than twelve years in the classroom as a teacher and literacy coach.


David Tapia
David Tapia

As an educator with over 20 years experience as a building principal in high risk secondary schools, David has spent his career implementing learning strategies for students and providing professional development for teachers.


Jacquelin Bullock
Jacquelin Bullock

Jacquelyn Bullock has over ten years of experience in education in both Baltimore, Maryland and DC Public Schools.


Veronica Franco
Veronica Franco

Veronica Franco is a veteran among the Discovery Education Professional Development team. She has piloted new courses, helped write content, and fine tuned teacher facilitated instruction in the field.


Cheri Ewald
Cheri Ewald

Cheri has spent over 20 years teaching science and engineering to K-12 students.


Cynthia Evans
Cynthia Evans

Cynthia has over 24 years in education as a teacher, trainer, mentor, coach, and technology integration specialist.


Dacia Jones
Dacia Jones

Dacia Jones is a Science and STEM Educator and Professional Development Specialist.


Erica White
Erica White

Erica White is a veteran educator with twenty years of experience and a passion for technology integration.


Janice James
Janice James

Janice has spent the last 15 years in classrooms in Canada, USA and South Africa.


Jayme Smolarz
Jayme Smolarz

Jayme is a creative and passionate leader who is focused on innovation in education.


Karis Painter
Karis Painter

Karis has over 12 years of experience in both public and private schools in the United States and internationally.


Lauren Wells
Lauren Wells

Lauren Wells believes that all students can learn, and succeed academically. She taught secondary social studies and served as both a High School Assistant Principal and Middle School Principal.


Pam Henson
Pam Henson

Dr. Henson's career spans nearly thirty-two years with Baldwin County School System in Alabama. She taught both middle and high school science, including Biology and Marine Biology.


Libby Galster
Libby Galster

Mrs. Galster has spent 9 years in public education as a teacher, mentor, and teacher evaluator in Tennessee. Libby taught elementary students in a Title I setting.


Manorama Talaiver
Manorama Talaiver

Manorama Talaiver, Ed.D. (Mano) has empowered K-12 teachers to integrate innovative instructional practices within the STEM disciplines for thirty years.


Nikki Perry
Nikki Perry

Nikki has spent 15 years as a high school science teacher in North Carolina public and charter schools. She has also taught online classes at the high school and undergraduate levels.


Regina Erwin
Regina Erwin

Regina Erwin is a passionate educator with over 15 years of experience in public education.


Sarah Lasater
Sarah Lasater

Sarah has spent 5 years as a teacher and mentor in North Carolina. She worked extensively with her colleagues as the goal manager on her School Improvement Team.


Kristin Glaser
Kristin Glaser

Kristin is a native of Charlotte, NC with a variety of experience in both Title 1 and independent school environments in Pennsylvania and North Carolina.


Seidah Armstrong
Seidah Armstrong

Seidah is a former principal with almost 20 years of K-12 experience in a variety of educational settings. Those settings include rural, suburban, and large urban communities.


Yvonne Jones
Yvonne Jones

Yvonne has spent 38 years in public education as a teacher, professional development facilitator, project manager, and a principal in Chicago Public Schools.


Kami Russell
Kami Russell

Kami has spent 7 years in public education as a teacher, technology coach, mentor, and STEM Innovator.


Steve Crowther
Steve Crowther

Steve began his career as a mechanical engineer working for a large American company. As his career progressed, he become a trainer in the field of computer aided design and manufacturing.


Scott Campbell
Scott Campbell

Scott has over 20 years of experience in education as a teacher, building principal and educational consultant.


Rickey Eley
Rickey Eley

Rickey Eley has over 20 years of service in public education. During his tenure, he served in various roles as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal.