Debbie Diller This is Debbie Diller's 35th year of being an educator! How time flies, and how teaching has changed! Debbie has taught PreK through 10th grade in public schools. Her experience ranges from being a classroom teacher to a Title I reading specialist to a migrant education teacher to a literacy coach, as well as a national consultant and author. She has been published in The Reading Teacher and The State of Reading. She is the author of many books for Stenhouse Publishers, including Spaces & Places, Making the Most of Small Groups, Literacy Work Stations, and Practice with Purpose. She has several videos on literacy work stations and small group instruction. Currently, she is at work on a new book on Math Work Stations for K-2.
Arts Attack is an award-winning video/DVD-based art curriculum that addresses the needs of the art specialist, classroom teacher, or parent volunteer. Using video/DVD-based teaching methods, Arts Attack provides the art specialist or classroom teacher with unprecedented ease-of-use, by teaching art elements and principles in a developmental and sequential way.
Living with Tourette Syndrome can be a challenge, but Brad Cohen believes he has overcome his disability by living life to its fullest. Brad has been a highly respected teacher for 14 years. Brad is currently the Assistant Principal at Addison Elementary School in Cobb County Georgia, just outside of Atlanta, Georgia. Brad previously taught second and third grade at Tritt and Mountain View Elementary in Cobb County and was the technology lab instructor at Stripling Elementary School in Gwinnett County.
Brad has not only taught reading, math and computers, but he also teaches his students how to accept people for who they are, no matter what their disability may be. One of Brad’s biggest honors was the Sallie Mae First Year Teacher of the Year Award for the State of Georgia. Brad received this award for both his outstanding teaching and positive role model abilities.