Jeff Flygare has served as a classroom teacher, professional development presenter, and English language arts specialist. He led the movement to a standards-based education for Academy School District 20 in Colorado.
Tammy Heflebower, EdD, is a highly sought-after school leader and consultant with vast experience in urban, rural, and suburban districts throughout the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Australia.
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.
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.
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.