Aline Zghayyar Abassian, PhD, is an instructor of mathematics education at the University of Central Florida. She teaches mathematics education courses to prospective elementary and secondary teachers.
Jennifer Abrams, an author and educational consultant, is a former high school English teacher and new-teacher coach. She helps educators develop collaborative skills, effectively support new teachers, navigate difficult conversations, and create safe workplaces.
Michael T. Adamson, Ed.D., is the Director of Board Services at the Indiana School Boards Association, Adamson is a former school board member of the Avon Community School Corporation in Avon, Indiana where he served for a total of 20 years, from 1974-78 and 1984-2000.
Professional Learning Communities
Casey R. Ahner is the director of instructional support for Los Lunas Schools in New Mexico. He has served as a special education teacher, counselor, assistant principal, and principal at the intermediate and elementary levels.
Assessment Curriculum Instruction Literacy Student Engagement
Marie Alcock is a consultant specializing in the areas of curriculum, instruction, and assessment design. She has spent the last 20 years working in public and private education as a teacher, administrator, and public advocate.
21st Century Skills Technology
Gayle Allen, EdD, is an experienced educator, researcher, and author who helps educational leaders drive transformative change. Using theory, practice, and humor, she challenges teams to become collaborative, data-driven, and digitally connected.
Lisa Almeida has more than a decade of experience delivering professional development and implementation support to educators. She is recognized for effective leadership in areas such as standards, assessment, and professional learning communities.