We work closely with our partners to provide dynamic professional learning that combines the power of content, pedagogy and technology to create innovative and engaging learning experiences. With each partnership, our goal is to strengthen teacher effectiveness, empower school leaders and increase student engagement.
Teresa, a native of Conway, Arkansas, has over 28 years experience as an educator, coach, and educational technology consultant.
Jared has been an advocate for effective technology integration and science instruction throughout his entire career.
Sarah’s teaching career spanned ten years at both the middle and high levels.
Sue has over 20 years of experience as a teacher, educational consultant and manager in education.
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 has 17 years of experience in education as a teacher, administrator, and consultant across a number of districts and states.
As a life long learner, Clare has honed her educational craft for over 40 years.
Judy spent 32 years in public education as a teacher, counselor, and school / district administrator.
Rod has spent 25 years in education in secondary schools as a teacher, Assistant Principal, Associate Principal and Principal.
Linda Hughitt has taught in public schools for 31 years, utilizing face to face, hybrid, and on-online teaching methods.
Maria Gonzalez provides professional development to teachers and leaders in diverse districts in both urban and rural areas.
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.
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 is an educator, Instructional Technologist and Network Sherpa who enjoys assisting Educators in using Technology effectively and efficiently in their classrooms.
Bryanna has over 17 years of experience in education. She has worked in all three levels of public education - elementary, middle and high school.
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.
Jacquelyn Bullock has over ten years of experience in education in both Baltimore, Maryland and DC Public Schools.
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.
Cynthia has over 24 years in education as a teacher, trainer, mentor, coach, and technology integration specialist.
Dacia Jones is a Science and STEM Educator and Professional Development Specialist.
Erica White is a veteran educator with twenty years of experience and a passion for technology integration.
Jayme is a creative and passionate leader who is focused on innovation in education.
Jessica Poppe has spent most of her time in the classroom in Detroit, Michigan where she taught middle and high school science.
Karis has over 12 years of experience in both public and private schools in the United States and internationally.
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.
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, Ed.D. (Mano) has empowered K-12 teachers to integrate innovative instructional practices within the STEM disciplines for thirty years.
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.
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 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 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.
Kami has spent 7 years in public education as a teacher, technology coach, mentor, and STEM Innovator.
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 has over 20 years of experience in education as a teacher, building principal and educational consultant.
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.
Alberteen has over 10 years experience in both public and charter schools as a classroom teacher, instructional coach, technology specialist and school administrator in Colorado.
Anne is an Educational Technology Consultant with over 20 years of classroom experience in Special Education. Most recently, she was the Director of Educational Technology Innovation for Waukegan Public Schools.
Barbara has more than a decade of educational experience as a classroom teacher, department chair, UTeach and Ready, Set, Teach! mentor/trainer, and campus technology leader.
Becky McTague, Ed.D. has been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, and Reading Recovery Teacher Leader. “Dr. Becky” is a professional consultant serving both urban and suburban schools.
Betsy taught grades PK-8 for twenty years. In addition, she was an elementary and middle school media specialist for four years. During her tenure, Betsy was recognized as one of the teacher leaders at The Dunham School in Baton Rouge, LA.
Brenna has 19 years of experience as an educator in public schools. She’s taught grades Kindergarten through Third and served in a variety of positions from Grade Level Chair to Mathematics Instructional Coach.
An educator for over 20 years, Carol has held numerous positions in various school systems and at the university level. She has served as a Special Educator, Math Teacher, Special Education Director/Coordinator and Assistant Dean.
Claudia has a passion for increasing the ability of classroom teachers to incorporate technology options for all students. She seeks to build confidence in students that will ultimately improve their performance.
Dana has spent years developing and delivering professional development for educators. She has a diverse background and a variety of experiences as an educator.
Dawn has over 20 years experience in education. In that time she has been a teacher, instructional technologist, and an instructional coach.
Dennine has spent the past 14 years working as an educator in one of the nation’s largest school districts. She is a dependable, self-directed, educator with a commitment to student achievement and learning.
Dr. Elaine Roberts is a former computer programmer and systems analyst. She has also served as a professor of computer science, math, writing, and literature.
Gayla spent 13 years in corporate and non-profit sectors as a trainer and Public Relations Liaison. Ms. Davidson has 5 years experience in public education as an elementary and middle school science teacher.
Jackie is an outgoing, energetic person who enjoys helping teachers and students reach their potential. She loves seeing the lightbulb come on as teachers and students understand a concept, or learn how to implement something new.
Jane has worked in public education for 26 years, as a Media Specialist and a classroom teacher. She taught fourth, sixth and found her niche as a third grade teacher for eighteen years.
Janice Ollarvia retired from the Chicago Public Schools after educating the students of Chicago as a high school teacher of English, Drama and Speech. She also served the district as a curriculum coordinator, assistant principal, and principal.
Jacqueline has dedicated the last 15 years of her professional life to the education of students in Miami Dade County Public Schools. She has focused on Math and Science education at both the middle school and high school levels.
Jerel began volunteering and mentoring in Baltimore City Public Schools while still in high school. After college, he was hired as a teacher at the same school where he originally volunteered.
Kamara has spent over 20 years in Florida public education. She has taught elementary, middle and high school. During her last 7 years in the classroom, she developed a love for Mathematics and STEM education.
Kathy is a proponent for meaningful technology implementation. She believes technology has the power to connect students to an authentic audience; and has seen the positive impact it has on empowering and motivating students firsthand.
Katie spent much of her teaching career in Mooresville Graded School District, where she taught English at the high school level. During her time there, Mrs. Higgins-Sandler was among the first teachers to pilot a one-to-one digital conversion program.
Kiana has served as an educator in a variety of capacities. During her tenure, she has been a secondary mathematics teacher, mathematics coach, and curriculum writer.
Kristina spent over 15 years in public education as an elementary, middle and high school teacher and instructional coach. She is passionate about STEM and Project Based Learning.
Mark Jankowski is a highly knowledgeable and skilled educator. He is experienced in writing, conducting, and implementing training courses for educational programs.
Molly’s passion lies in supporting teachers in building engaging, rigorous, and student-centered classrooms with a focus on STEM education and the implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
Phyllis Tyler spent over 25 years in public education as a teacher, mentor, and coach for the Chicago Public Schools System. She has worked extensively with pre- service, new, and veteran teachers in order to improve instruction, student engagement, and learning.
Rhonda taught science for 23 years at the middle and high school levels in Indiana and Florida. During that time, she taught biology, physical science, zoology, environmental science and forensic science.
Tony spent over 20 years in public education, as a teacher and curriculum specialist, meeting the needs of diverse communities of learners. In addition, he worked with private schools as a consultant and served as a school board member.
Wedelie brings over 15 years of experience as an educator. She has served as a certified K-12 Reading Specialist, Exceptional Student Education Teacher, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESL), Professional Development Consultant and Instructional Coach.