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Diane Vetter is a Course Director for the Faculty of Education at York University. The author of journal articles and a popular keynote speaker, Diane’s research interests include mentoring, teacher education, and cross-curricular infusion of Indigenous perspectives, traditions, and cultures.
Jim Vopat has been teaching teachers in unusual settings for thirty years. As founding director of the Milwaukee Writing Project, he works directly with teachers and schools. Through the Parent Project, he directs parent-teacher leadership projects in Milwaukee and Chicago.
Gail Whang, a third-generation Korean American, has extensive teaching experience in multilingual and multiethnic elementary schools. She is a teacher-researcher who is currently the conflict-resolution program facilitator for the Oakland Unified School District.
Kathryn F. Whitmore (Ph.D. University of Arizona) and her coauthor, Caryl G. Crowell (M.Ed. University of Arizona) have many characteristics in common. They are both working mothers and whole language teacher-researchers who work to challenge the status quo in educational institutions.
"I became a teacher because children fascinate me. To have the privilege and challenge of working with children as a career is the best," says Maryann Wickett. Maryann is a practicing public school classroom teacher with over thirty-six years of experience
Kari Yates is an author, speaker, consultant and staff developer with a passion for helping busy literacy educators thrive. Her experiences include classroom teacher, special education, Reading Recovery teacher, elementary principal and district literacy coordinator.
Based in Toronto, Amanda Yuill's extensive experience includes teaching in public and private schools in Canada and Japan. A teacher of primary grades, music, physical education, dance, drama, and English as a Second Language, she is passionate about substitute teaching.
Tracy Johnston Zager happily taught fourth grade in a public school in the Pacific Northwest for several years. When her family moved to New England, she gave up her classroom to work with preservice teachers and their in-service mentors, first in Boston, and then in Portland, Maine.
Cheryl Zimmerman began her teaching career at the age of seven in the basement of her childhood home. "I did a fantastic job of educating the baby dolls seated quietly on the couch. I've always loved kids and that love of kids propelled me into a teaching career," she says.
Jeff Zwiers is a senior researcher at the Stanford Graduate School of Education. He has taught in diverse elementary and secondary schools, worked as an instructional coach in urban school settings, and trained teachers to facilitate effective professional learning teams.
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