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.
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.
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.
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.
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.