Diane Staehr Fenner, Ph.D
Diane Staehr Fenner, Ph.D., is the author of several books and president of SupportEd, a NYS-certified Women’s Business Enterprise that provides professional development, technical assistance, and curriculum and assessment support to empower ELLs/MLLs and their educators. You can connect with her at Diane@supported.com or on Twitter at @DStaehrFenner.
Monique W. Morris, Ed.D.
Monique W. Morris, Ed.D. is an award-winning author and social justice scholar with three decades of experience in the areas of education, civil rights, juvenile and social justice. Among other works, Dr. Morris is the author of Sing A Rhythm, Dance A Blues: Education for the Liberation of Black and Brown Girls (The New Press, 2019), which explores a pedagogy to counter the criminalization of Black and Brown girls in schools. Dr. Morris is also the first Executive Director of Grantmakers for Girls of Color, an organizing space for philanthropy to engage in the urgent and necessary investments that will help to transform narratives, structures, and cultures that impact the lives of girls, fem(mes) and gender expansive youth of Black/African, Native/Indigenous, Latinx, Muslim, and Asian Pacific American descent.
Nita Creekmore is the founder of Love-Teach-Bless. She started her journey teaching elementary education as a second-grade teacher, first-grade teacher, and fifth-grade teacher before becoming an instructional coach, a position she held for nearly two decades. She started Love-Teach-Bless in 2015 and her platform discusses coaching, teaching, literacy, all things instruction, self-care and positive change. Nita loves the field of education and believes in the impact it can have on our students.