Vickie Wallace-Nesler, M.A.Ed., has been in education for over 30 years. Through her current work as a Literacy Coach for grades K-5, conference presenter, and literacy consultant, Vickie brings true insight into the "real world" of educators and their challenges. That experience, along with Master's degrees in both Elementary Education and Reading, National Board certification in Early and Middle Literacy for Reading and Language Arts, and studies at The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University, drive her passion for helping all teachers and students develop a love for learning.
Nicole Weber, Ph.D., is faculty in the Science in Education Program at Lesley University. She researches environmental awareness through art and works to connect conservation to application within STEAM initiatives.
Stephen A. White, Ph.D., has spent 35 years in the field of education as a teacher, consultant, trainer, and author. He is an experienced foreign language and bilingual/ESL instructor and is a consultant at local, state, national and international levels. He previously taught at the University of Salamanca, Spain and the University of Mexico City, Mexico. Dr. White is also the author of the seminar resource guide, “Accelerating Literacy Skills and Enhancing Academic Performance of Your ESL Students.”
Michelle Windham is the Assistant Principal of Samuel E. Hubbard Elementary School in Forsyth, Georgia, where she has worked with Laney Sammons, author of Guided Math, to implement the Guided Math Framework school wide. Michelle previously taught middle school mathematics and was a middle school instructional coach. She also has a Specialist degree in Education from Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia.