With over 25 years of experience as an educator and training professional, Peggy is passionate about providing high-quality learning experiences for teachers. She believes that well-designed professional development is an essential component of a comprehensive system of teaching and learning that supports students in developing the skills needed to thrive in the 21st century.
With over 36 years of educational experience, Angela is passionate about all children becoming lifelong learners. Teachers are the leading indicator to student success and providing professional learning to teachers ensures academic growth for both educators and students. Angela states, “I have the best job in the world knowing each day I can make a difference in the life of a child.”
Bringing to her role a wealth of experience as a teacher, tech integrator, and facilitator of learning, Linda loves to increase the achievement and opportunities of all students by supporting their teachers with meaningful professional learning. By joining the Learning A-Z professional development team, Linda enjoys supporting her passion for making a positive difference in the lives of teachers and their students.
Katie is a tenured education professional with over 20 years of experience as a classroom teacher, literacy coach and curriculum/assessment coordinator. Katie understands that improving and assisting teacher effectiveness leads to student learning and academic growth. Katie is dedicated to providing effective professional learning experiences for all teachers. Her smile lights up a room and she is known to bring some amazing chocolate to her on-site sessions!
As a former teacher, Katie knows that much of her students’ success stems from the professional learning opportunities she encountered in her years of teaching. Now, as part of the professional development team at Learning A-Z, Katie uses her knowledge of education curricula and technology to provide teachers with meaningful, hands-on professional learning that leads them along that same path of success.
As an educational professional with over 36 years of experience as a teacher and literacy staff developer, Joanne understands how to empower teachers with the resources and knowledge necessary to ensure that each student will reach his/her fullest potential. Joanne provides teachers with learning experiences that assist them in working "smarter, not harder." She is also known to add humor along the way!
Heather is a skilled and devoted educator with over 24 years of experience as a classroom teacher, school administrator, and professional development specialist. She is dedicated to enriching the experiences of students and teachers by providing the knowledge and resources to foster academic achievement. Heather creates a welcoming and introspective atmosphere where teachers are encouraged to grow and learn.
As a former French and ENL teacher, Natasha is passionate about improving literacies of language learners. She is dedicated to providing professional learning that supports culturally and linguistically responsive instruction. Natasha graduated with her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in teaching English as a second language from Kent State University in 2017.
Robye developed her passion for literacy instruction after overcoming her own challenges as a young reader. An educator for more than 20 years, Robye has experience teaching students, teachers, English Language Learners, and struggling readers, as well as developing curriculum. Her love of writing, desire for efficiency, and dedication to effective instruction fuel her efforts to deliver academic and curriculum services for Learning A-Z.
With more than 21 years of experience as a teacher, curriculum writer, and professional development provider, Sarah brings a passion for sharing best practices to help students learn. Her ESL teaching earned her national recognition. She holds her Bachelor of Science from Pennsylvania State University’s College of Education and Masters in Education from Arkansas State University.