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Roxann Kriete

Roxann Kriete taught at both the elementary and secondary levels during her thirty-five-year career in education. She began working at Northeast Foundation for Children (now Center for Responsive Schools) in 1985, retiring in 2011 after…

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Susan Lattanzi Roser

Susan Lattanzi Roser has been an educator since 1983. She taught pre-K through third grade for fifteen years, including in university lab school and magnet school settings. At the college level, Susan has taught courses…

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Jodie Luongo

With over twenty years of elementary school experience in both urban and suburban classrooms, Jodie Luongo is currently a math specialist for grades K–5 in the Connecticut public schools. A transplant from the business world…

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Larissa Marantz

Larissa Marantz is a children’s book illustrator and animator. After working as an animation artist on the Nickelodeon television shows Rugrats and Rocket Power, she illustrated a dozen books for Simon & Schuster and Random…

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Caitie Meehan

Caitie Meehan has been teaching for almost fifteen years and is currently a fourth grade math teacher in Washington, DC. She has experience teaching in Title I schools and has seen how the benefits of…

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Ian Moore

Ian Moore is an illustrator/ designer living in Baltimore, Maryland, who currently works at Mashable as an editorial illustrator. Clients include Mashable, PCMag, BlackFriday.com, AskMen, the Stanford d.school, and Adventure Time/BOOM! Studios.

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Andy Moral

Andy Moral is a fourth grade teacher at Sol Feinstone Elementary School in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He has fifteen years of classroom experience, teaching all subjects in various intermediate grades. Andy, a certified Responsive Classroom…

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Emily Parrelli

Emily Parrelli is a middle school English teacher and Responsive Classroom instructional coach in Nashville-area independent schools. She loves being a part of her students’ journey as they cross the bridge that is middle school.

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Karen Poplawski

Prior to becoming Chief Programs Officer for Responsive Classroom at Center for Responsive Schools, Karen was a Responsive Classroom Curriculum & Instructional Designer, and Consulting Teacher, working with educators worldwide to transform their school communities.…

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Joan Riordan

Joan Riordan began her career as an educator in 1990 after a brief time in the financial world. She has been teaching kindergarten ever since. Joan is a team leader, cooperating teacher, and mentor for…