Jean Holenko is a Responsive Classroom consulting teacher with over twenty-five years of teaching experience in both elementary and middle school settings. She has been using the Responsive Classroom approach with students since 2001 and has been sharing it with teachers since 2006. Through these many years, Jeannie has seen the positive academic and social effects of the daily incorporation of Responsive Classroom principles and strategies in her classroom and school. She is quite passionate about sharing them with other school professionals. She designs professional development experiences for her school and district throughout the school year and feels fortunate to be able to bring similar experiences to other educators throughout the summer months. Jeannie enjoys spending time with friends and family as well as traveling, cooking, and playing tennis.