Speaker Profiles

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Rick Wormeli

Rick Wormeli

One of the first Nationally Board Certified teachers in America, Rick brings innovation, energy, validity, and high standards to his presentations and his instructional practice, which includes 30 years teaching math,...

Bobb Darnell

Dr. Bobb Darnell is president of Achievement Strategies, Inc. and an advocate for high student achievement and daily professional growth. He served as director of staff support for more than 1,700 staff members in a...
Charles Beaman

Charles Beaman

Charles Beaman was a middle school English teacher and principal for 30 years, consults frequently for Staff Development for Educators, and works with schools nationally and internationally. He recently studied...
Howard Ormond

Howard Ormond

Dr. Howard Ormond provides outstanding services to schools, school divisions, administrators, students, and parents about the effect of a positive learning environment and the role they play in making school a success...
Jill Spencer

Jill Spencer

High energy and student-tested strategies that can be applied across the curriculum are the hallmarks of Jill's workshops. Jill actively involves the audience in her sessions, ensuring they leave with a good sense of...
Mark Springer

Mark Springer

After earning degrees from Haverford College and the University of Chicago, Mr. Springer taught for 35 years at Radnor Middle School in Wayne, Pennsylvania. Early in his career, Mr. Springer developed and taught...
Marlena Gross-Taylor

Marlena Gross-Taylor

Educational Leader. Questioner. Writer. Speaker. Marlena Gross-Taylor is a dedicated and successful K-12 administrator with proven track record of improving educational and operational performance through vision,...
Patti Kinney

Patti Kinney

Patti Kinney began her career as an elementary music specialist and then taught 5th and 6th grade in an elementary school. She later taught 6th and 7th grade at the middle level when her district made the transition...
Rick Herrig

Rick Herrig

Rick Herrig is a tireless advocate for quality educational practices. An educator for more than 33 years, Rick has served education as a teacher, principal, college adjunct instructor, and now as an educational...
Ruthie Smith Stevenson

Ruthie Smith Stevenson

Ruthie Smith Stevenson, Ph.D., is a professor and coordinator of the doctoral program in educational leadership K–12, at Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi. She is a member of the Mississippi Board of...
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