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Rashid Abdus-Salaam

Rashid Abdus-Salaam is a consulting teacher for Center for Responsive Schools, with four years of teaching under his belt. He holds a master’s degree in curriculum instruction and a bachelor’s degree in history. Rashid has…

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Veronica Agarwal

Veronica Agarwal is a cartoonist and illustrator from New York. She received her BFA in cartooning from the School of Visual Arts. Visit Veronica at wisbafolio.com.

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Micah Amundsen

Micah Amundsen is an illustrator and graphic novel creator from Minnesota. They received their BFA in entertainment design from University of Wisconsin–Stout. Visit Micah at micahamundsen.com.

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Mike Anderson

Mike Anderson taught third, fourth, and fifth grades for fifteen years before becoming a Responsive Classroom consultant, leading teacher workshops and consulting with schools on using the Responsive Classroom approach. In 2004, he was the…

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Laurie Badge

Laurie Badge is a kindergarten teacher at Cedar Trails Elementary in Cedar Springs, Michigan. In her thirty-one years in the classroom, she has also taught third grade and kindergarten/first grade music. She has been practicing…

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Melanie Barbas

Melanie Barbas is the lead teacher for Classroom Culture in the Colonial School District in northern Delaware, and a consulting teacher for Center for Responsive Schools. Melanie taught for 19 years in Maryland and Delaware…

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Michelle Benson

Michelle Benson is chief professional learning officer for Center for Responsive Schools, working with teachers and school districts throughout the United States and the international school community. She began her education career as a middle…

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Linda Berger

Linda Berger has taught a variety of elementary grades for the past twenty years and has also worked with students in grades six through twelve in interest-based classes. She currently teaches fourth grade at Central…