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Dr. Douglas Fisher

Douglas Fisher, Ph.D., is Professor and Chair of Educational Leadership at San Diego State University and a leader at Health Sciences High & Middle College having been an early intervention teacher and elementary school educator. He is the recipient of an International Reading Association William S. Grey citation of merit, an Exemplary Leader award from the Conference on English Leadership of NCTE, as well as a Christa McAuliffe award for excellence in teacher education. He has published numerous articles on reading and literacy, differentiated instruction, and curriculum design as well as books, such as PLC+: Better Decisions and Greater Impact by Design, Building Equity, and The Distance Learning Playbook. 


Dr. Nancy Frey

Nancy Frey, Ph.D., is a Professor in Educational Leadership at San Diego State University and a leader at Health Sciences High and Middle College. She has been a special education teacher, reading specialist, and administrator in public schools. Nancy has engaged in Professional Learning Communities as a member and in designing schoolwide systems to improve teaching and learning for all students. She has published numerous books, including The Teacher Clarity Playbook and The Distance Learning Playbook

John Almarode

Dr. John Almarode

John Almarode, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Education and Executive Director of Teaching and Learning.  He has worked with schools all over the world.  John works alongside his colleagues in the College of Education with the Teacher Education, Teacher Induction, Teacher Leadership, and Educational Partnerships. John has authored multiple articles, reports, book chapters, and over a dozen books on teaching and learning.


Dr. Aleigha Henderson-Rosser

Aleigha Henderson-Rosser, Ed.D., is a Professor of Educational Leadership at Mercer University and Executive Director for Instructional Technology for Atlanta Public Schools.  Her primary role as chief enthusiast and champion of innovative pedagogies and 21st Century Teaching and Learning keeps her close to the work of Instructional Technology as a practitioner.  She has served as a Middle School Science Teacher, Instructional Technology Specialist, Coordinator of Professional Learning and Administrator for one of Georgia’s First Virtual High Schools. 

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