Response to Intervention
Brian K. Butler has been an educator for over 27 years and a school-based administrator for over 12 years and is a former physical education teacher, counselor, and coach. Brian is the former principal of Mason Crest Elementary School in Fairfax County, Virginia. Under Brian’s leadership, Mason Crest received Solution Tree’s first annual DuFour Award in 2016.
English Learners Literacy
Margarita Espino Calderón, PhD, is professor emerita and senior research scientist at the Johns Hopkins University School of Education. She has conducted research, training, and curriculum development for teaching K–12 English learners.
Carol E. Canady is a literacy consultant with various school districts across the eastern United States. Her passion is to help educators reduce student failure by institutionalizing practices that accelerate reading achievement.
Paul Cancellieri is a National Board Certified eighth-grade science teacher at Rolesville Middle School in Rolesville, North Carolina. He has worked at several middle schools in the Greater Raleigh Area, earning Teacher of the Year honors twice. Paul’s focus is on grading and assessment, emphasizing best practices for fair and accurate measurement of student mastery.
Amber G. Candela is an assistant professor of mathematics education at the University of Missouri–St. Louis (UMSL). She teaches mathematics methods classes for prospective elementary, middle, and high school teachers in the teacher education program at UMSL.
Kimberly Rodriguez Cano, an experienced consultant, is a former coordinator for special education, director of professional development, and school improvement specialist for the Florida Department of Education, supporting educators in three counties.