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Learning List Executive Team

Jackie Lain

Founder & President

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Jackie Lain

Jacqueline (Jackie) Lain is the founder and president of Learning List, Inc. Ms. Lain formerly served as an Associate Executive Director of the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) and as TASB’s Director of Governmental Relations.

Prior to joining TASB, Ms. Lain was the National Director of Public Affairs for Standard and Poor’s School Evaluation Services division. From 1999-2000, she served as a White House Fellow in the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, where she helped to communicate the Administration’s education policies to state and local elected officials. Ms. Lain then served as Interim Director of the White House Fellows program from 2000-2001.

A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and the UT Law School, Ms. Lain began her career practicing school law at Walsh, Anderson, Brown, Schulze and Aldridge in Austin. She also served as editor of the Texas School Administrator’s Legal Digest, a monthly magazine summarizing state and federal legal opinions that impact Texas school districts.

Melissa Holt

Director of Editorial Review

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Melissa Holt

Melissa Holt manages Learning List’s editorial review processes. Dr. Holt has more than 25 years’ experience as an educator and administrator in Texas school districts.

Dr. Holt served as the Executive Director for Curriculum and Instruction in Georgetown ISD. Prior to assuming that position, she was the Director for Secondary Curriculum and Professional Development in Killeen ISD, an English Language Arts Curriculum Specialist in Corpus Christi ISD, and a campus level administrator in Flour Bluff ISD.

Prior to becoming an administrator, Dr. Holt taught at the elementary and secondary levels, focusing primarily on English Language Arts. Dr. Holt holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Texas Tech University, a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction, and a doctoral degree in educational leadership from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi. She holds a principal certification as well as certifications in elementary education, secondary English Language Arts, gifted and talented, and ESL.

Jennifer Drumm

Chief Academic Officer

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Jennifer Drum

Jennifer Drumm is Learning List’s Chief Academic Officer and Director of Publisher Relations. For more than 20 years, Ms. Drumm’s career has focused on curriculum, instructional support, and professional development.

For the last nine years, Jennifer served as the Coordinator and Senior Coordinator for Curriculum & Instruction at Education Service Center Region 13 in Texas. Prior to that, Ms. Drumm served as a district Curriculum Director and taught a wide variety of courses at the elementary and middle school levels, including technology, Gifted/Talented, English as a Second Language and Social Studies. She has also taught Master’s level online courses in technology, instruction, and assessment.

Ms. Drumm holds a Bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Texas at San Antonio, a Master’s degree in Educational Technology from the University of Texas at Brownsville, and a Principal certification.

Learning List Subject Matter Experts

SME Bios

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Elementary
Mary P.
Professional Experience

Educator (13 years)

Certifications

Generalist (EC-4)
English as a Second Language (EC-4)

Degrees

Masters of Education  in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Masters of Education in Instructional Technology
Bachelor of Science

Leadership

District Level Advisory Committee Member Lead
District Professional Development Presenter
Campus Level Instructional Design Team
Campus Level Teacher Team Leader

Other Relevant Experience

Teacher of the Year

Eric R.
Professional Experience

Educator (21 years)

Certifications

Bilingual Education (EC-6)
English as a Second Language Supplemental (EC-6)

Degrees

Masters of Education Curriculum and Instruction
Bachelor of Science in Biology

Leadership

District Level Curriculum Writer
District Level Professional Development Developer
District Level Professional Development Presenter
Campus Level Instructional Leadership

Patricia S.
Professional Experience

Educator (11 years)

Certifications

Generalist (EC-4)
Bilingual Education (EC-4)

Degrees

Master of Education in Bilingual Education
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Leadership

Campus Level Bilingual Instructional Coach
Grade Level Professional Learning Communities (PLC) Facilitator

Carlos O.
Professional Experience

Educator (17 years)

Certifications

Generalist (4-8)
Bilingual Education (EC-4)

Degrees

Masters of Education Curriculum and Instruction
Masters of Bilingual Education
Bachelor of Science

Leadership

District Level Textbook Adoption Committee Member
District Level Instructional Decision Committee Member
District Level  New Bilingual Teacher Training
District Level Bilingual Mentoring Advisor Teacher

Kathryn W.
Professional Experience

Educator (11 years)

Certifications

Generalist (EC-4)

Degrees

Master of Arts in Literacy
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

Leadership

Campus Level Teacher Team Lead
Campus Level Assessment Coordinator

Stacey S.
Professional Experience

Educator (21 years)

Certifications

Elementary Self-Contained (1-8)
Elementary English (1-8)
Elementary Reading (1-8)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (1-8)

Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Leadership

District Level Textbook Committee Member
Campus Level ELA Instructional Leadership Team Member
Campus Level Grade Level Leader
Campus Level Mentor Teacher

Roxie B.
Professional Experience

Educator (32 years)

Certifications

Elementary (K-5)

Degrees

Master of Education in Educational Leadership
Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education

Leadership

State Council of Teachers of Mathematics Board of Directors

Amanda M.
Professional Experience

Educator (17 years)

Certifications

Elementary Mathematics (1-8)
Elementary Self-Contained (1-8)

Degrees

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education

Leadership

University Level Cooperative Teacher for Student Teachers
Regional Curriculum Writing Team Member
District Elementary Math Curriculum Specialist
District Level Math Textbook Adoption Committee Member
Campus Level Grade Level Team Leader
Campus Level Response to Intervention Committee Member

Rebecca W.
Professional Experience

Educator (12 years)

Certifications

Elementary Education (K-9)
Adaptive Special Education (PK-12)
Gifted (PK-12)

Degrees

Master of Science in Special Education
Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education

Leadership

District Level Student Intervention Team Member
District Level Positive Behavior Support Team Lead
Campus Level Instructional Leadership Team Member
Campus Level Assessment Coordinator
Campus Level Staff Advisory Council Member

Teresa B.
Professional Experience

Educator (26 years)

Certifications

Bilingual (EC-6)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (EC-6)
Gifted and Talented Supplement (EC-6)

Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Bilingual Education

Leadership

District Level Gifted and Talented Professional Development Committee Member
Campus Level Grade Level Chairperson
Campus Level Gifted and Talented Instructional Coach
Campus Level Site-Based Committee Chairperson

Courtney D.
Professional Experience

Educator (10 years)

Certifications

Generalist (EC-4)
Reading Specialist(EC-12)
Master Reading Teacher (K-12)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (EC-12)

Degrees

Master of Education in Reading Education
Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Leadership

Campus Level Lead Teacher
Campus Level Mentor Teacher
Campus Level ELAR Leadership Committee Member

Melanie H.
Professional Experience

Educator (13 years)

Certifications

Elementary Administration (K-8)
Science (5-9)

Degrees

Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
Master of Science in Communication
Bachelor of Science in Communication

Leadership

District Level Professional Learning Team Leader
District Level Assessment Design Team Member
Campus Level Team Leader
Campus Level Science Coordinator
Campus Level Mentor Teacher
Campus Level Grade Level Leader

Other Relevant Experience

District Level Teacher of the Year Recipient

Hannah F.
Professional Experience

Educator (8 years)

Certifications

Reading Specialist  (K-12)
Generalist (EC-6)
Generalist (4-8)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (K-12)

Degrees

Master of Arts in Reading Education
Bachelor of Arts in History

Leadership

Campus Literacy Lead Teacher
Campus Level Lead Mentor Teacher Coordinator
National Board Certification Teacher Candidate

Brandy M.
Professional Experience

Educator (9 years)

Certifications

Generalist (EC-6)
Special Education (EC-12)

Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Leadership

Campus Level Special Education ELAR Lead Teacher
Campus Level Lead ELAR Inclusion Teacher
Campus Level Textbook Committee Member
Campus Level Technology Committee Member

Heather S.
Professional Experience

Educator (14 years)

Certifications

Generalist (EC-6)
Principal (EC-12)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (EC-6)

Degrees

Master of Education in Educational Leadership
Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science

Leadership

Campus Level Math Coach
Campus Level Differentiation Specialist
Campus Level State Testing Coordinator

Courtney D.
Professional Experience

Educator (8 years)

Certifications

Reading Specialist (K-12)
Generalist (EC-4)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (EC-4)

Degrees

Master of Education in Reading Education
Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Leadership

Campus Level Science Coordinator
Campus Level Mentor Teacher
Campus Level Grade Level Leader

Kelly M.
Professional Experience

Educator (28 years)

Certifications

Elementary Education (Grades 1-8)
Elementary Mathematics (Grades 1-8)
Early Childhood (PK-K)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (PK-8)
Master Reading Teacher (EC-12)

Degrees

Master of Education in Elementary Education
Bachelor of Science in Education

Leadership

Preschool Director
Elementary Math Lead Teacher
Campus Level Team Leader

Other Relevant Experience

Campus Leadership Team Representative
Math Textbook Adoption Committee Representative

Jay S.
Professional Experience

Educator (15 years)

Certifications

Generalist (EC-8)

Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Leadership

Campus Level Teacher Team Lead
Campus Level Science Curriculum Lead
Campus Level Social Studies Curriculum Lead

Lori F.
Professional Experience

Educator (29 years)

Certifications

Elementary Self Contained (1-6)

Degrees

Bachelor of Art in Elementary Education

Leadership

Campus Mentoring  Teacher
Campus Level Teacher Team Leader
District Level Curriculum Writer
Campus Level Faculty Advisory Board Member

Donette S.
Professional Experience

Educator (32 years)

Certifications

General Education (1-8)

Degrees

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Leadership

Grade-Level Team Leader
District-Wide Curriculum Writing Team Member
District Data Coach

Other Relevant Experience

Campus Teacher of the Year
Manage District-Wide Teacher Professional Development Programs

Krista Milan
Professional Experience

Educator (15 years)

Certifications

General Education (EC-6)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (EC-6)
Gifted and Talented (EC-6)

Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Applied Learning and Development

Leadership

Grade-Level Team Leader
District Gifted and Talented Advisory Committee Member
District Instructional Coach
Teacher Advancement Program Mentor Teacher
District Science Alignment Team Member
District English Language Arts Curriculum Management Team Member
District-Wide Textbook Adoption Committee Member

Other Relevant Experience

Designed Standards-Based Curriculum and Instruction
Correlated Assessments to the State Standards
Member of Texas Standardized Test (i.e., STAAR)
Item Review Committee

 

Math
Reanna F.
Professional Experience

Educator (9 years)

Certifications

Mathematics (7-12)
Principal (EC-12)
Special Education (EC-12)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (EC-12)

Degrees

Master of Science in Mathematics Education
Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with Minor in Computer Science

Leadership

District Level Improvement Committee Member
District Level Math Secondary Specialist
Campus Level Improvement Committee Member
Campus Level Department Chair

Krista M.
Professional Experience

Educator (15 years)

Certifications

General Education (EC-6)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (EC-6)
Gifted and Talented (EC-6)

Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Applied Learning and Development

Leadership

Grade-Level Team Leader
District Gifted and Talented Advisory Committee Member
District Instructional Coach
Teacher Advancement Program Mentor Teacher
District Science Alignment Team Member
District English Language Arts Curriculum Management Team Member
District-Wide Textbook Adoption Committee Member

Other Relevant Experience

Designed Standards-Based Curriculum and Instruction
Correlated Assessments to the State Standards
Member of Texas Standardized Test (i.e., STAAR) Item Review Committee

Michelle C.
Professional Experience

Educator (20 years)

Certifications

Mathematics (6-12)
Principal (EC-12)
Superintendent (EC-12)

Degrees

Doctorate in Educational Leadership
Masters of Education Administration
Bachelor of Science

Leadership

Regional Executive Advisory Committee Member
Regional Executive Finance Committee Member
District Level Advisory Committee Member Lead
District Level Instructional Leadership
District Textbook Adoption Committee Chairperson
District Curriculum Developer
District Professional Development Presenter

Amanda M.
Professional Experience

Educator (17 years)

Certifications

Elementary Mathematics (1-8)
Elementary Self-Contained (1-8)

Degrees

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education

Leadership

University Level Cooperative Teacher for Student Teachers
Regional Curriculum Writing Team Member
District Elementary Math Curriculum Specialist
District Level Math Textbook Adoption Committee Member
Campus Level Grade Level Team Leader
Campus Level Response to Intervention Committee Member

Kim G.
Professional Experience

Educator (21 years)

Certifications

Self-Contained(1-8)
Mathematics (1-8)
Special Education (EC-12)
English as a Second Language (EC-12)
Principal (EC-12)

Degrees

Doctorate of Education Education Leadership
Masters of Education Educational Leadership
Bachelor of Science

Leadership

District Level Textbook Adoption Committee Member
District Level  Curriculum Writer
District Level Professional Development Writer and Presenter
District Level Advisory Committee Member
Campus Level Advisory Committee Member
Campus Level Instructional Leadership

Elizabeth V.
Professional Experience

Educator (7 years)

Certifications

Principal (EC-12)
Generalist (4-8)
Mathematics (4-8)
English as a Second Language Supplemental (4-8)

Degrees

Masters of Education Curriculum and Instruction
Bachelor of Science

Leadership

District Level Site-Based Decision Making Committee Member
Campus Level Instructional Leadership
Campus Level Math Department Chair
Campus Level Teacher of the Year

David H.
Professional Experience

Educator (12 years)

Certifications

Mathematics (8-12)
Principal (EC-12)
Superintendent (EC-12)

Degrees

Masters of Education Curriculum and Instruction
Bachelor of Science

Leadership

District Level  Site-Based Decision Making Committee Member
Campus Level Instructional Leadership

Jennifer W.
Professional Experience

Educator (10 years)

Certifications

Special Education (P – 8)
Mathematics (P – 8)
English Language Arts (P – 8)
Science (P – 8)
Social Studies (P – 8)

Degrees

Master of Science in Education
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

Leadership

District Level Extended Learning Time Lesson Planning Committee Member
District Level New Teacher Academy Mentor
Campus Level Special Education Team Lead
Campus Level Mathematics Lesson Study Team Member

Brooke L.
Professional Experience

Educator (11 years)

Certifications

Mathematics (4-8)
Principal

Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies
Master of Science Education in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

Leadership

Regional Level Mathematics Program Manager
District Level Secondary Mathematics Coordinator
District Level GIST/RTI Team Member
Campus Level Mathematics Department Chair

Other Relevant Experience

District Gifted and Talented Advisory Committee Member
District Level Cooperating Teacher for Student Teachers

Lisa K.
Professional Experience

Educator (14 years)

Certifications

Mathematics (8-12)
Principal

Degrees

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Leadership

Secondary Math Coordinator
Summer School Coordinator
Department Chair

Other Relevant Experience

Afterschool Programs, Academic Liaison
Council of Teachers of Mathematics Local Affiliate Secretary

Michael F.
Professional Experience

Educator (6 years)

Certifications

Mathematics (4-8)

Degrees

Master of Education in Educational Administration
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Leadership

Campus Grade Level Mathematics Teacher Leader
Campus Level Mentor Teacher

Jennifer P.
Professional Experience

Educator (26 years)

Certifications

Mathematics (7-12)
Spanish (7-12)
Administrator (K-12)
Principal (K-12)
Director of Instruction (K-12)
Superintendent/District Administrator (K-12)

Degrees

Master of Education in Educational Leadership
Master of Arts in Teaching
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

Leadership

National Level College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Higher Education Advisory Board Committee Member
State Level Technology Standards Committee Member
State Level Mathematics Standards Committee Member
District Level School Improvement Plan (DSIP) Committee Member
District Level Strategic Planning Committee Member
Campus Level Mathematics Department Chair
Campus Level Response to Instruction (RTI) Committee Chairperson
Campus Level Curriculum Strategic Planning Co-Chair

Other Relevant Experience

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), Active Member
International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), Active Member
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Active Member

Kena M.
Professional Experience

Educator (7 years)

Certifications

Generalist (EC-6)
Mathematics (4-8)
Special Education Supplemental (EC-8)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (EC-8)

Degrees

Master of Education, Curriculum and Instruction
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Leadership

District Level Assessment Committee Member
Campus Level Mentor Teacher
Campus Level Academic Improvement Committee Team Leader
Campus Grade Level Team Teacher Leader
Campus Level Math Vertical Team Leader

Other Relevant Experience

District New Elementary Teacher of the Year Award
Kappa Delta Pi, Active Member
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Active Member

Angie G.
Professional Experience

Educator (28 years)

Certifications

Secondary Mathematics (6-12)

Degrees

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics

Leadership

Texas Regional Collaborative Math Mentor Teacher
Supervising Teacher of Student Teachers
Association of Texas Professional Educators Local Unit Treasurer

Other Relevant Experience

NASA Middle School Aerospace Scholar
Association of Texas Professional Educators Member

ELAR
Donna J.
Professional Experience

Educator (26 years)

Certifications

English (6-12)
English Language Arts (4-8)
Principal (EC-12)
Speech Communications (6-12)
Special Education (EC-12)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (EC-12)

Degrees

Master of Education in Educational Leadership
Bachelor of Arts in English with Minor in Linguistics

Leadership

District Level District Improvement Committee Member
District Level ELAR Coordinator
District Level Curriculum Coordinator for Secondary Schools
Campus Level Dean of Instruction
Campus Level Department Chair
Campus Level Academic Team Leader
Campus Level Leadership Team Member
Campus Level Camus Improvement Committee Member

Jennifer K.
Professional Experience

Educator (25 years)

Certifications

English (6-12)

Degrees

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis on Adolescent
Literacy
Bachelor of Arts in English Language Arts

Leadership

District Level Gifted and Talented Professional Development Committee Member
District Level ELAR Coordinator
District Level Curriculum Coordinator for Secondary Schools
Campus Level Department Chair

Courtney D.
Professional Experience

Educator (10 years)

Certifications

Generalist (EC-4)
Reading Specialist(EC-12)
Master Reading Teacher (K-12)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (EC-12)

Degrees

Master of Education in Reading Education
Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Leadership

Campus Level Lead Teacher
Campus Level Mentor Teacher
Campus Level ELAR Leadership Committee Member

Christy H.
Professional Experience

Educator (13 years)

Certifications

Self-Contained Elementary (1-8)
Self-Contained History (1-8)

Degrees

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
Bachelor of Science in Multidisciplinary Studies

Leadership

District Level Vertical Team Member
District Level Certified SIM Instructional Coach
Campus Level Department Chair

Other Relevant Experience

District Level Secondary Teacher of the Year

Brandy M.
Professional Experience

Educator (12 years)

Certifications

English (6-12)
English as a Second Language(K-12)
Reading Endorsement (K-12)

Degrees

Master of Arts in Education, Curriculum and Instruction
Bachelor of Art in English

Leadership

Campus Level School Improvement Plan Committee Member
Campus Level Mentor Teacher
Campus Level Professional Development Committee Member

Other Relevant Experience

District Mentor of the Year Award Recipient
Award for Excellence in Education Nominee

Stacey S.
Professional Experience

Educator (21 years)

Certifications

Elementary Self-Contained (1-8)
Elementary English (1-8)
Elementary Reading (1-8)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (1-8)

Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Leadership

District Level Textbook Committee Member
Campus Level ELA Instructional Leadership Team Member
Campus Level Grade Level Leader
Campus Level Mentor Teacher

Caroline R.
Professional Experience

Educator (11 years)

Certifications

Elementary Education (K-6)

Degrees

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education

Leadership

District Grade Level Chairperson
Campus Level Mentor Teacher
Campus Grade Level  Leader

Other Relevant Experience

Campus Level Educator of the Year Nominee

Krista M.
Professional Experience

Educator (15 years)

Certifications

General Education (EC-6)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (EC-6)
Gifted and Talented (EC-6)

Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Applied Learning and Development

Leadership

Grade-Level Team Leader
District Gifted and Talented Advisory Committee Member
District Instructional Coach
Teacher Advancement Program Mentor Teacher
District Science Alignment Team Member
District English Language Arts Curriculum Management Team Member
District-Wide Textbook Adoption Committee Member

Other Relevant Experience

Designed Standards-Based Curriculum and Instruction
Correlated Assessments to the State Standards
Member of Texas Standardized Test (i.e., STAAR) Item Review Committee

Kathleen F.
Professional Experience

Educator (38 years)

Certifications

Early Childhood Education (Nursery-Kindergarten)
Educational Leadership (K-12)
Elementary Education (1-6)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (K-12)
Reading (K-12)
School Principal (K-12)

Degrees

Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership
Master of Arts in Education, Reading
Bachelor of Arts in Education, Early Childhood/Elementary
Specialist in Education, Curriculum and Instruction: Educational Leadership

Leadership

District Level Administrator for English Language Arts (PK-12 and Adult)
District Level Secondary Literacy Coach

Other Relevant Experience

Affiliate Reading Association President
State Reading Association Board of Directors
International Literacy Association Active Member/Presenter

Kelly M.
Professional Experience

Educator (28 years)

Certifications

Elementary Education (Grades 1-8)
Elementary Mathematics (Grades 1-8)
Early Childhood (PK-K)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (PK-8)
Master Reading Teacher (EC-12)

Degrees

Master of Education in Elementary Education
Bachelor of Science in Education

Leadership

Preschool Director
Elementary Math Lead Teacher
Campus Level Team Leader

Other Relevant Experience

Campus Leadership Team Representative
Math Textbook Adoption Committee Representative

Hannah F.
Professional Experience

Educator (8 years)

Certifications

Reading Specialist  (K-12)
Generalist (EC-6)
Generalist (4-8)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (K-12)

Degrees

Master of Arts in Reading Education
Bachelor of Arts in History

Leadership

Campus Literacy Lead Teacher
Campus Level Lead Mentor Teacher Coordinator
National Board Certification Teacher Candidate

Patti T.
Professional Experience

Educator (30+ years)

Certifications

English Language Arts (6-12)
Advanced Placement (AP) (9-12)
Gifted and Talented (9-12)

Degrees

Master of Arts in English
Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications

Leadership
Other Relevant Experience

Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN) Instructor and Course Evaluator
Instructional Television (ITV) Instructor
Dual Credit Instructor
Chamber of Commerce Educator Appreciation Award

Ann-Marie T.
Professional Experience
  • Educator (25 years)
Certifications
  • Reading (1-8)
Degrees
  • Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership
  • Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education
Leadership
  • District Level Curriculum Writer
  • District Level Curriculum Leadership Committee Member
  • Campus Level Mentoring Advisor Teacher
  • Campus Level Department Chair
Other Relevant Experience
  • President of the Coalition of Reading and English Supervisors of Teachers (CREST), Former President
  • Coalition of Reading and English Supervisors of Texas, Treasurer
  • Abydos Literacy Learning International’s Sue German Award for Excellence in Teaching and Leadership Awardee
  • Kappa Delta Gamma International Society of Women in Education Inductee
  • Distinguished Research Award Awardee
Science
Adam P.
Professional Experience

Educator (16 years)

Certifications

Science (6-12)

Degrees

Master of Science in Science Education
Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education

Leadership

State Level Performance Based Learning Trainer
District Level Curriculum Leadership Committee Member
Campus Level Science Department Chair
Campus Level Professional Learning Community Coordinator
Campus Level Leadership Committee Member

Other Relevant Experience

NASA/Arizona State Infiniscope Advisory Board Member

Christin A.
Professional Experience

Educator (7 years)

Certifications

Composite Science (8-12)

Degrees

Master of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Animal Science

Leadership

District Level Curriculum Leadership Committee Member
Campus Level IB Science Advisory Teacher
Campus Level Advance Science Teacher Lead
Campus Level Textbook Adoption Committee Member
Campus Level Leadership Committee Member

Janet H.
Professional Experience

Educator (18 years)

Certifications

Generalist (4-8)
Math (4-8)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (4-8)
Gifted and Talented Specialist Certification (EC-12)
Special Education( EC-12)

Degrees

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Leadership

Campus Level Math Department Chair
Campus Level Science Department Chair
Campus Level Mentor Teacher

Other Relevant Experience

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Member
Delta Delta Society of Women Educators Member

Justin D.
Professional Experience

Educator (13 years)

Certifications

Life Science (8-12)
Principal (EC-12)

Degrees

Masters of Education Educational Leadership
Bachelor of Science

Leadership

District Level Textbook Adoption Committee Member
District Level  Curriculum Writer
Campus Level Instructional Leadership
Campus Level Science Department Chairperson

Jennifer C.
Professional Experience

Educator (23 years)

Certifications

Generalist (4-8)
Principal (EC-12)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (1-7)
Speech Communications (1-7)
Elementary Education (1-7)

Degrees

Masters of Education Educational Leadership
Bachelor of Science

Leadership

District Level Textbook Adoption Committee Member
District Level  Curriculum Writer
District Level Educational Improvement Council Member
District Level Calendar Committee Member
Campus Level Instructional Leadership

Lori H.
Professional Experience

Educator (8 years)

Certifications

Life Science (8-12)
Science (8-12)

Degrees

Master of Education in Cross-Categorical Special Education
Bachelor of Science in Biology

Leadership

Campus Level New Teacher Mentor
Campus Level IPC and Chemistry Lead Teacher

Other Relevant Experience

The Association of Chemistry Teachers Active Member
Campus Level Teacher of the Year Nominee

Becky K.
Professional Experience

Educator (10 years)

Certifications

Generalist (4-8)
Social Studies (4-8)
Principal (PK-12)

Degrees

Masters of Education Curriculum and Instruction
Bachelor of Science

Leadership

District Level Textbook Adoption Committee Member
District Level Instructional Decision Committee Member
Campus New Teacher Training Presenter
Campus Mentoring Advisor Teacher

John E.
Professional Experience

Educator (24 years)

Certifications

National Board of Professional Teachers Certification in Secondary and Young Adult Science
Master Teacher Certification in Science
Physics (7-12)
Engineering Technology

Degrees

Doctorate of Engineering
Master of Science in Chemistry
Bachelor of Science in Biology

Leadership

High School Science Committee, American Association of Physics Teachers

Wanda D.
Professional Experience

Educator (31 years)

Certifications

Science Composite (6-12)

Degrees

Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction with a focus on Secondary Science
Bachelor of Science in Animal Science

Leadership

Campus Level Science Instructional Support Teacher
Campus Level Science Department Chair
Campus Level Mentor Teacher

Allison G.
Professional Experience

Educator (13 years)

Certifications

Science (8-12)
Principal (K-12)

Degrees

Master of Education in Educational Leadership
Bachelor of Science in Science

Leadership

District Level Gifted and Talented Coordinator
District Level Science Specialist
District and Campus Level Mentor Teacher

Duane W.
Professional Experience

Educator (13 years)

Certifications

Physical Science (8-12)

Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Leadership

Campus Mentor Teacher

Other Relevant Experience

District Teacher of the Year Award Recipient

Kelly M.
Professional Experience

Educator (16 years)

Certifications

Principal (EC-12)
Science (8-12)
Biology (6-12)

Degrees

Master of Education in Educational Administration
Bachelor of Science in Science

Leadership

District Science Curriculum and Diagnostic Benchmarks Developer
District Professional Development in Science Instruction, Vertical Alignment, and Data Analysis Presenter

Other Relevant Experience

Campus Level Science Mentor Teacher
District New Teacher Academy Presenter
District Science Curriculum Writing Team Member

Social Studies
Heather K.
Professional Experience

Educator (15 years)

Certifications

History (6-12)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (6-12)
Principal (EC-12)

Degrees

Bachelor of Science in History and Education
Master of Education

Leadership

Campus Level Social Studies Department Chair
Girls Athletic Coordinator
Campus Level Professional Learning Community (PLC) Team Leader

Other Relevant Experience

District Level Teacher of the Year Nomination
Kappa Delta Pi, Active Member
George Washington Teacher Institute, Active Member

Sarah S.
Professional Experience

Educator (23 years)

Certifications

Generalist (1-8)
History (8-12)
English as a Second Language Endorsement (1-8)

Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Education

Leadership

Campus Grade Level Teacher Leader
Campus Mentor Teacher

Other Relevant Experience

Campus Teacher of the Year Award Recipient

Shronda F.
Professional Experience
Certifications

Social Studies (8-12)

Degrees

Masters of Arts Education-Educational Administration
Masters of Arts Curriculum and Instruction- Secondary Education
Bachelors of Arts Social Sciences

Leadership

K-12 Social Studies Coordinator
Social Studies Instructional Coach/Department Chair
Strategic Design Coach (Secondary Social Studies)
Department Chair-Social Studies

Other Relevant Experience

STAAR Item Review Committee
TEA Social Studies TEKs Streamlining Committee
PBL Training
Dana Center Instructional Coaching
T-Tess Trained
Texas ASCD Curriculum Management Sessions
College Board AP U.S. History training completed

Rachel N.
Professional Experience

Educator (15 years)

Certifications

History (6-12)
Social Studies Composite (6-12)
Principal (EC-12)

Degrees

Master of Education in Educational Administration
Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications

Leadership

Campus Level Response to Intervention (RtI) Coordinator
Campus Level At-Risk Coordinator and Drop Out Prevention Administrator
Campus Level 504 Coordinator
Campus Level Textbook Coordinator
Campus Level Staff Leadership Team Member

Keeli G.
Professional Experience

Educator (9 years)

Certifications

Social Studies (4-8)
Social Studies(8-12)

Degrees

Master of Science in School Counseling
Bachelor of Arts in History

Leadership

Campus Level Social Studies Department Chair
Campus Level Site Based Decision Making Committee Member

Other Relevant Experience

HOPE Committee Member

Kayla W.
Professional Experience

Educator (10 years)

Certifications

Principal (PK-12)
Generalist (4-8)
Agriculture Science and Technology (6-12)

Degrees

Master of Education in Educational Administration
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Science

Leadership

Campus Improvement Team Member
District Improvement Team Member

Deborah B.
Professional Experience

Educator (24 years)

Certifications

Principal (EC-12)
Secondary History (6-12)
Secondary Social Studies Composite (6-12)
Secondary English Language Arts (6-12)
Secondary English (6-12)
Gifted and Talented (6-12)

Degrees

Doctorate in Special Education
Masters of Education in Special Education and Educational Leadership
Bachelor of Science in General Studies

Leadership

District Level Advanced Academics Coordinator

Other Relevant Experience

Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented Past President
Texas Association of Gifted and Talented, Past Regional Director
Texas Principals’ Visioning Institute Award
District Level Teacher of the Year

Learning List SME Map
SMEs in the highlighted states review materials for Learning List.

SME Qualifications

Learning List’s Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are experienced, certified educators with prior standards-alignment experience.

Our SMEs:

  • Must have at least five years of teaching experience;
  • Are certified for the grade and content area of the products they review and have experience teaching the relevant standards; and
  • Cannot have been employed by a publisher for at least two years prior to joining our team.

Learning List provides SMEs with initial training and individualized feedback after each alignment verification is completed.

Join Our Team

Learn more about our open positions.

TEKS SME

 Learning List is the industry-leading instructional materials review service for schools and districts. Like Consumer Reports®, Learning List is a subscription-based service that provides independent reviews of PK-12 materials to help educators choose and use instructional materials effectively. 

Job summary: 

Learning List is seeking Texas educators who are subject matter experts (SMEs) to review PreK-12 instructional materials in core content areas and Career and Technical Education. 

Summary of essential job functions: 

Working in collaboration with Learning List’s Chief Academic Officer, SMEs review the alignment of each instructional material to the content area TEKS. SMEs also complete a rubric and participate in an interview with Learning List’s Director of Editorial Review about the quality of the material’s instructional content.  

Education and experience required: 

Learning List’s SMEs are experienced, certified educators who meet the following criteria and have prior standards-alignment experience: 

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree with a teaching certification in the relevant content area;
  • Must have at least five years of teaching experience;
  • Have curriculum development experience and a thorough knowledge of the TEKS;
  • Cannot have been employed by a PreK-12 publisher, or online content provider for at least the prior two years. 

Minimum job requirements:  

SMEs must have experience with detail-oriented tasks, access to a computer with high-speed Internet connectivity, and simultaneous access to two monitors/screens. Hours are flexible. 

Abilities required: 

SMEs must possess excellent reading and analytical skills and have considerable experience using online courses or online instructional materials. SMEs must have the ability to work from home, follow written guidance explicitly, and complete each assignment within the specified timeframe. 

Disclaimer:  

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.  

Wage: 

SMEs are independent contractors who are paid hourly for completed assignments.  

Contact:  

Please submit resumes to Jennifer Drumm, Learning List’s Chief Academic Officer, at JenniferD@LearningList.com. 

CCSS SME

Learning List is the industry-leading instructional materials review service for schools and districts. Like Consumer Reports®, Learning List is a subscription-based service that provides independent reviews of PK-12 materials to help educators choose and use instructional materials effectively. 

Job summary: 

Learning List is seeking educators who are subject matter experts (SMEs) to review PreK-12 instructional materials in English, Mathematics, and Science. 

Summary of essential job functions: 

Working in collaboration with Learning List’s Chief Academic Officer, SMEs review the alignment of each instructional material to the Common Core Standards or Next Generation Science Standards. SMEs also complete a rubric and participate in an interview with Learning List’s Director of Editorial Review about the quality of the material’s instructional content.  

Education and experience required: 

Learning List’s SMEs are experienced, certified educators who meet the following criteria and have prior standards-alignment experience: 

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree with a teaching certification in the relevant content area;
  • Must have at least five years of teaching experience;
  • Have curriculum development experience and a thorough knowledge of the relevant standards;
  • Cannot have been employed by a PreK-12 publisher, or online content provider for at least the prior two years. 

Minimum job requirements:  

SMEs must have experience with detail-oriented tasks, access to a computer with high-speed Internet connectivity, and simultaneous access to two monitors/screens. Hours are flexible. 

Abilities required: 

SMEs must possess excellent reading and analytical skills and have considerable experience using online courses or online instructional materials. SMEs must have the ability to work from home, follow written guidance explicitly, and complete each assignment within the specified timeframe. 

Disclaimer:  

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.  

Wage: 

SMEs are independent contractors who are paid hourly for completed assignments.  

Contact:  

Please submit resumes to Jennifer Drumm, Learning List’s Chief Academic Officer, at JenniferD@LearningList.com. 

Bilingual - Spanish SME

Learning List is the industry-leading instructional materials review service for schools and districts. Like Consumer Reports®, Learning List is a subscription-based service that provides independent reviews of PK-12 materials to help educators choose and use instructional materials effectively. 

Job summary: 

Learning List is seeking bilingual subject matter experts (SMEs) to review Spanish instructional materials in core content areas. 

Summary of essential job functions: 

Working in collaboration with Learning List’s Chief Academic Officer, SMEs review the alignment of each instructional material to the core content area TEKS in English or in Spanish. SMEs also complete a rubric and participate in an interview with Learning List’s Director of Editorial Review about the quality of the material’s instructional content.  

Education and experience required: 

Learning List’s SMEs are experienced, certified educators who meet the following criteria and have prior standards-alignment experience: 

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree with a teaching certification in bilingual education;
  • Must have at least five years of teaching experience;
  • Have curriculum development experience and a thorough knowledge of the TEKS;
  • Cannot have been employed by a PreK-12 publisher, online content provider, or entity that reviews instructional materials for at least the prior two years. 

Minimum job requirements:  

SMEs must have experience with detail-oriented tasks, access to a computer with high-speed Internet connectivity, and simultaneous access to two monitors/screens. Hours are flexible. 

Abilities required: 

SMEs must possess excellent reading and analytical skills and have considerable experience using online courses or online instructional materials. SMEs must have the ability to work from home, follow written guidance explicitly, and complete each assignment within the specified timeframe. 

Disclaimer:  

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.  

Wage: 

SMEs are independent contractors who are paid hourly for completed assignments.  

Contact:  

Please submit resumes to Jennifer Drumm, Learning List’s Chief Academic Officer, at JenniferD@LearningList.com. 

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