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  1. Daniel M. Argentar

    Literacy Reading Science

    Daniel M. Argentar is a literacy coach and communication arts teacher at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois. He works with instructors from all divisions to increase disciplinary literacy for students.

  2. Katherine Gillies

    Literacy Professional Learning Communities Reading Science

    Katherine Gillies is the lead architect of school- and districtwide literacy improvement at Niles North High School in Illinois. Her 15 years in education have also included roles as an English teacher and literacy coach.

  3. Maria C. Grant

    Instruction Literacy Science

    Maria C. Grant, EdD, is a professor in secondary education at California State University, Fullerton. She has authored numerous publications centered on science literacy, formative assessment, and reading.

  4. Amy Janecek

    Assessment Science

    Amy Janecek is the principal of Irondale High School in Minnesota. With more than 20 years of experience, she has also served as a secondary social studies teacher, secondary district office coordinator, and assistant principal.

  5. Ken Mattingly

    Assessment Science

    Ken Mattingly is a science teacher at Rockcastle County Middle School in Kentucky, with 26 years of experience. He has implemented classroom assessment for student learning for the past 15 years.

  6. Maureen M. Rubenstein

    Literacy Professional Learning Communities Reading Science

    Maureen M. Rubenstein is a literacy coach and special education instructor in Lincolnshire, Illinois. She works with other literacy coaches to coordinate and implement book clubs, PD sessions, and coaching sessions.

  7. Rusty Taylor

    Leadership Professional Learning Communities Science Teams

    Rusty Taylor has been a professional educator since 1997, serving as a science teacher, middle school assistant principal, and principal at both the middle and high school levels.

  8. Brian Wise

    Literacy Reading Science

    Brian Wise is a literacy coach and English teacher at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois. He specializes in building teacher capacity for embedding literacy skills into classroom instruction and assessment.

  9. Steven M. Wood

    Competency-Based Learning Science

    Steven M. Wood, PhD, is director of science at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois. In his role, he provides support and leadership for science learning.