Speaker Profiles

For more information on professional learning services, speakers, and topics click here.

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...
Chris Toy

Chris Toy

Chris Toy has spent 30+ years serving as a teacher, principal, university instructor, consultant, presenter, cooking instructor, and writer. In addition to being a certified Apple consultant, he has worked...
Dedra Stafford

Dedra Stafford

Dedra Stafford is a dedicated consultant and a proud member of the Association for Middle Level Education On-Site Professional Development Cadre. She is an educational speaker and has presented at international,...
Ed Brazee

Ed Brazee

Dr. Brazee is professor emeritus of education at the University of Maine where he taught for 25 years and directed the Middle Level Education Institute. With John Lounsbury, he served as book editor for the...
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...
Katie Powell

Katie Powell

Katie Powell began teaching in 2005, first in special education and later in Title 1. This focus on providing interventions for struggling students led to the development of strategies that leverage curiosity and fun...
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,...

Cadre Topics