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Harvey "Smokey" Daniels received all of his degrees—BA, MA and PhD—from Northwestern University, which finally urged him to leave campus and get a real job. He began teaching at Westinghouse Vocational High School on Chicago's West Side, later moving to Lake Forest High School.
Christopher Danielson has worked with math learners of all ages, from teens in his former middle school classroom to his own children, from calculus students to elementary teachers to families who visit his Math On-A-Stick learning space at the Minnesota State Fair.
Deanna Day weaves her passions—art, children’s literature, and technology—into the literacy courses she teaches at Washington State University. She has served on the Notable Books for Global Society and the Notable Children’s Books for Language Arts award committees.
Debbie Diller, a national educational consultant and popular conference speaker, lives in Houston, Texas. Debbie uses her experience of over 40 years as a classroom teacher, Title I reading specialist, and literacy coach to teach others about sensible, realistic ways to meet the literacy needs of all students.
Ray Doiron is a professor at the University of Prince Edward Island where he helps prepare new early literacy teachers for the classroom. A former primary teacher and teacher-librarian, Ray used children's literature and multimedia resources as the foundation for his literacy program.
Linda Dorn, who passed away in September, 2019, was a professor of reading education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where she directed the UALR Center for Literacy. She taught graduate classes in literacy theory, research, classroom practice, and literacy leadership.
Mike Flynn is the director of Mathematics Leadership programs at Mount Holyoke College, where he runs the Master of Arts in Mathematics Teaching program and leads a wide variety of professional learning opportunities for teachers, teacher-leaders, coaches, administrators, and staff-developers.
Nick Flynn has worked at a variety of jobs, including ship's captain, electrician, and case-worker with homeless adults. As poet-in-residence for six years at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University, he taught writing to young people and their teachers in New York.
When Cathy Fraser left the Human Resources field in 1998, she knew that, although she loved it, she would never return to it. As a way to do activities in the community with her young daughter, she developed a Story Hour program for three- to five-year-olds at the Gilman Library.
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