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Patrick Baccellieri

Patrick Baccellieri, Ed.D., brings over 20 years of experience as a K-12 classroom educator, university faculty member, non-profit manager, and school and district administrator to his role as Turnaround Instruction Officer for Chicago Public Schools. These experiences have enhanced his instructional leadership and administrative skills as evidenced by his proven success in working with multi-cultural populations, team-building, and effective communication. In this position, Dr. Baccellieri develops the school design and implementation strategies for the turnaround school, as well as supports, develops, coaches, and supervises principals in providing consultation and instructional leadership in the district’s turnaround schools.

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Brod Bagert

Brod Bagert is the award-winning author of 17 books of poetry: ten for children, two for young adults, and five for adults. He has appeared at hundreds of conferences, thousands of schools, and has performed his poetry on five of the world’s seven continents.

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R. Scott Baldwin

R. Scott Baldwin, Ph.D., taught at the middle school level as well as at various colleges and universities, most recently at Edinboro University. He has served on various editoral review boards, including Reading Research Quarterly. Baldwin is also the co-author of Content Area Literacy: An Integrated Approach, 10th ed.

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Don S. Balka

Don S. Balka, Ph.D., a former middle school and high school mathematics teacher, is Professor Emeritus in the mathematics Department at Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana. Don taught high school for several years and has presented over 2000 workshops in 48 states and 15 countries and is the author of numerous books and articles.

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Suzanne I. Barchers

Suzanne I. Barchers, Ed.D., has been in education for more than 40 years as a classroom teacher and educational author and publisher. An award-winning author, she has written many educational resources and previously served as managing editor, editor-in-chief, and vice president at several leading educational companies. Barchers is past president of the board of directors for the Associated of Educational Publishers.

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Thomas Bean

Thomas Bean, Ph.D., is Professor of Reading and Graduate Program Director in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. Tom earned his Ph.D. at Arizona State University and is considered a leading scholar in content-area literacy. He currently serves as co-editor of the International Reading Association’s Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, and he is senior author of the widely used text, Content Area Literacy: An Integrated Approach (9th ed.). He has twice been honored with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas College of Education Distinguished Research Award for his studies on reader responses to multicultural young adult literature in content-area classrooms. His current research interests include investigations of teacher creativity in the content areas and multimodal teaching practices.

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Dolores Beltran

Dolores Beltran, Ph.D., is a specialist in primary- and second-language literacy development, with particular expertise in English language development instruction. She has authored numerous publications in the field and has collaborated with teachers at the district and county levels on a number of English language learner curriculum-development projects. Dolores has served on the teacher-preparation faculty of the Charter College of Education at California State University, Los Angeles. Her current work focuses on English language development through science-content instruction and professional development for teachers of English language learners.

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Almitra L. Berry

Almitra L. Berry, Ed.D. is a nationally recognized speaker, author, and consultant on the topic of culturally and linguistically diverse learners at-risk. She is an Educational Leadership doctoral candidate with a specialization in Curriculum and Instruction, and her research focuses on academic achievement in majorityminority, high-poverty, large, urban school districts. Almitra has taught in the elementary, middle, and high school levels in affluent neighborhoods, as well as full minority, 100% Title I, low-performing schools.

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Ashley Bishop

Ashley Bishop, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus from California State University, Fullerton. He received his Doctor of Education degree from Arizona State University. While at Fullerton, Dr. Bishop was Chair of the Reading Department for 20 years and served as the Founding Dean of the College of Education. He has coauthored four texts focusing on the reading process. He is a former elementary school teacher and reading specialist.

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Sue Bishop

Sue Bishop, M.E.D., is a retired educator in the field of special education. She worked as a resource specialist for the Irvine Unified School District in California. Following retirement, Sue taught in the Language Minority Program also through IUSD.

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Barbara Blanke

Barbara Blanke, Ph.D., is a teacher, teacher educator, and an enthusiastic advocate for mathematics education. After teaching 25 years in K-12 classrooms and earning her Ph.D., she became a pre-service and in-service teacher educator for Cal Poly’s School of Education. Currently, she is an international educational consultant and speaker, providing professional learning workshops and on-site coaching for teachers, coaches, and administrators. Her major research interest has been studying how teachers effectively promote student-to-student discourse in their K-12 classrooms. She advocates that the whole school community can deeply understand the beauty of mathematics when working together as a cohesive team that can produce passionate life-long mathematicians. She currently lives in San Luis Obispo, CA, with her husband Dan, and their two golden retrievers, Ellie and Kala.

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Sonja Bloetner

Sonja Bloetner, M.A., Pre-K-12 Supervisor of the Division of ESOL/Bilingual Programs in the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), is a fourteen-year veteran in public education. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in Spanish. She also holds a master’s degree in instructional systems design and development with certification in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), K-12, from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. She also holds additional certifications in school administration. During her tenure as an educator, Sonja taught a range of both Spanish and ESOL classes at the elementary and secondary levels. As an instructional specialist, she has also written curriculum for elementary ESOL students and designed professional development for both ESOL staff and administrators.

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Jennifer M. Bogard

Jennifer M. Bogard, M.Ed., is an adjunct professor in the Language and Literacy Division of the Graduate School of Education at Lesley University and a literacy coach. She taught elementary school for over ten years and was honored as Teacher of the Year. Jennifer is a doctoral candidate at Lesley University and has presented for the Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative.

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Donna Boucher

Donna Boucher has been an educator for more than 20 years, with 16 years of elementary classroom experience. As a campus-based mathematics instructional coach, she found a passion for early numeracy and worked with K-2 teachers to take the mystery out of teaching math. Donna now serves as a K-5 math interventionist, putting theory into practice on a daily basis. She has spoken at numerous state and national conferences, and through her blog, Math Coach’s Corner, she is able to share her love for math with a worldwide audience.

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Erica Bowers

Erica Bowers, Ed.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Reading Department at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF). She received her Doctor of Education degree from the University of Southern California. Dr. Bowers is the Director of the CSUF Reading Center, where she guides graduate students in their work with struggling readers. She has coauthored two articles focusing on academic English and reading motivation. She is a former elementary school teacher and reading specialist.

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Danny Brassell

Danny Brassell, Ph.D., is an experienced classroom teacher who has worked with students ranging from preschoolers to rocket scientists. Danny is the founder of The Lazy Readers’ Book Club (www.lazyreaders.com). He has published numerous books and written over 40 articles for academic journals, magazines, newspapers, and book chapters, as well as textbooks. Using humor, music and games, Danny has motivated audiences across the country to create cultures in homes, schools, and businesses that stimulate innovation through widespread reading.

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Kyle Brumbaugh

Kyle Brumbaugh, M.A.Admin., is a Google certified teacher and an educational technology coordinator. He has been a teacher, a school technology coordinator, a high school administrator, and a director of technology for over 20 years in education. Throughout his career, Kyle has been an innovator in the use of technology in education.

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Trisha Brummer

Trisha Brummer, M.S.Ed., earned her B.A. in English and Psychology from Gonzaga University and her M.S. Ed. from National University. Trisha then worked at Los Angeles Unified School District’s Independence Elementary School, where she taught kindergarten, first grade, and second grade and served as Year-Round Coordinator. Trisha is currently teaching eighth grade mathematics and science at Caroldale Learning Community and is pursuing her Master of Science in Educational Administration.

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Pamela Brunskill

Pamela Brunskill, Ed.M., is a literacy consultant, developer of educational resources, and writer. She works with teachers and students to develop effective communication skills through writing. Her own writing has been published in Highlights for Children, The NY Daily News, Vice, and more.

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Monica Burns

Monica Burns, Ed.D., is an educational technology and curriculum consultant, author, and former New York City public school teacher. She visits schools across the country to support Pre-K-20 teachers to make technology integration meaningful and sustainable. Monica’s website, ClassTechTips.com, helps educators focus on content over apps by promoting deeper learning with technology.

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