Daniel Bauer is the author of This is Momo: A Story About A Little Idea and he currently serves as Principal of a middle school in Houston, TX. Daniel is a recent transplant from Chicago where he served as a Teacher and Assistant Principal at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep.

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Jim Sturtevant is in his 32nd year teaching public high school students. Currently, Jim is a Social Studies teacher for Big Walnut Local Schools in Sunbury, Ohio and a College Credit Plus Adjunct Professor at Columbus State Community College. Jim is also the author of “You’ve Gotta Connect” (2014) and “Hacking Engagement...50 Tips and Tools to Engage Teachers and Learners Daily” (2016).

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Dr. Jane Kise is a consultant, coach, and author of over 20 books. She founded Differentiated Coaching Associates to increase leadership effectiveness and currently works with leaders and their teams to improve communication, collaboration, conflict resolution, and change management—the four “big C’s” of her organizational consulting.

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Jennifer Abrams spent over 20 years in the Palo Alto School District as a lead coach and is currently an author and international education and communications consultant for public and independent schools, hospitals, universities and non-profits. Jennifer trains and coaches teachers, administrators, nurses, hospital personnel, and others on new employee support, supervision, on working effectively with different generations, having hard conversations and effective collaboration skills.

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Oskar Cymerman teaches high school Chemistry and Principles of Engineering and is author of Crush School: Every Student's Guide To Killing It In The Classroom a book that promotes brain based learning to help students become better learners. His professional interests are brain based learning, flexible seating in high school, social-emotional learning, social justice, and using technology to enhance learning.

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