Paul Jablon, Ph.D., taught in the New York City public schools for 19 years where he and his colleagues created classrooms, programs, and schools that utilized inquiry teaching and interdisciplinary, project-based learning to engage those students previously disengaged from school. As a faculty member at Brooklyn College, the University of Massachusetts, and Lesley University, he had the opportunity to work for over two decades with both preservice and practicing teachers. Leading systemic-change projects in urban and suburban school districts, he has collaborated with thousands of teachers to understand how inquiry teaching is best implemented with a diverse set of students from kindergarten through college.
Kelly Johnson, Ph.D., a National Board Certified teacher, is an instructional coach in the San Diego Unified School District. In addition to working alongside classroom teachers, Kelly teaches in the School of Teacher Education at San Diego State University.
Cheryl Jones, M.Ed., is the Supervisor of Reading First Schools and the K-3 Reading Couch Project in Hillsborough County, Florida, the eight-largest school district in the nation. She holds a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of South Florida.