Julia A. Simms, an author, is director of content and resources at Marzano Research. A former classroom teacher, she and her team develop research-based resources and provide support to educators as they put them into practice.
Tom Roy, PhD, works with schools and districts on methods to improve student learning, assessment, and school leadership. He has also worked with schools and nonprofit organizations nationally and internationally.
Katie Rogers has taught at the middle school level, conducted sociological research in India, and studied gender performance on college campuses. Her interests include social theory and education research.
Cameron L. Rains, EdD, is the assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction for Clark-Pleasant Community School Corporation in Indiana. In this role, he is part of a team working to ensure that all students in the district learn at high levels.