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Paula Denton

Paula Denton began teaching children in 1982 and working as a Responsive Classroom consulting teacher in 1990. She later managed program development at Center for Responsive Schools. She holds an MEd from Antioch New England…

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Lisa Dewey Wells

Lisa Dewey Wells is a native of central New York but has called Annapolis, Maryland, home for more than twenty years. She has taught nearly every elementary grade over her almost thirty-year teaching career and…

Books by Lisa Dewey Wells
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Nicole Doner

Nicole Doner has been involved in education for over twenty years with experience in rural, suburban, and urban settings. She earned her undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of Pittsburgh and went on to…

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Margie Dorshorst

Margie Dorshorst has an extensive education career spanning 33 years, and has served as an elementary principal, speech-language pathologist, Able Learner teacher, and staff development facilitator in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, and has also presented at…

Books by Margie Dorshorst
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Andy Dousis

Andy Dousis taught third and fourth grades at Flanders School in East Lyme, Connecticut, for ten years. He then joined Center for Responsive Schools, coaching teachers and supporting schools implementing the Responsive Classroom approach to…

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Jazmine (Tavenner) Franklin

Jazmine brings an extensive knowledge of program development, as well as classroom experience, to the Chief Programs Officer for Fly Five position. She first joined the Center for Responsive Schools as a consultant and program…

Books by Jazmine (Tavenner) Franklin
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Babs Freeman-Loftis

Babs Freeman-Loftis taught elementary physical education for fourteen years before moving into administration as an assistant principal for nine years. Babs used the Responsive Classroom approach for a number of years as a teacher before…

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Suzy Ghosh

Suzy Ghosh is a second grade teacher in Fairfax County, Virginia, and a Responsive Classroom consulting teacher for Center for Responsive Schools. She has taught for nineteen years with experience in second and third grades.…

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Lisa M. Griffin

Lisa is a freelance children’s book illustrator. She lives in New Hampshire with her family. Visit Lisa at

Books by Lisa M. Griffin
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Jenni Lee Groegler Pierson

Jenni Lee Groegler Pierson has taught first, second, third, and fifth grades as a classroom teacher and is currently a Reading Recovery and literacy support teacher at Barley Sheaf Elementary in Flemington, New Jersey. With…

Books by Jenni Lee Groegler Pierson

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