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Barbara Potts

Elementary School Counselor

About Barbara

Barbara has worked as an elementary school counselor for many years. She previously taught exceptional children.

Cafi Cohen

Homeschooling Expert

About Cafi 

Cafi is a popular speaker and a columnist for Home Education Magazine, Homeschooling Today, and The LINK, a homeschool newspaper.

Carol Carter

Education and Diversity Expert

About Carol

Carol’s mission is to help students harness their abilities so that they can go on to be leaders in their community, country, and the world.

Connie Collins

School Counselor

About Connie

Connie is a professional school counselor who worked in public education for 35 years as a teacher and counselor at the middle school and secondary levels.

Devika Tomar

Editorial Fact Checker

About Devika

Devika Tomar is an experienced Fact Checker, Proofreader, and Content Writer with a Bachelor's degree in computer science and engineering from the Institute of Hydropower and

Eileen S. Marzola

Educational Therapist

About Eileen

Eileen is an Educational Therapist with over 43 years of experience in helping children, families, and professionals in the Education sector, with a particular interest in Dy

Elizabeth Kanna

Contributing Editor-at-Large, Homeschooler Network

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth is a successful businesswoman who specializes in branding and marketing to help companies and individuals dominate their industries.

Felice Kaufmann

Director of the National Training Program in Gifted Education for the Council for Exceptional Children

About Felice

Felice is a retired consultant in gifted child education who has worked both in schools as a teacher and counselor for gifted children, as well as in universities creating te

Gary Roe

Grief Specialist

About Gary

Following a traumatic childhood, Gary started his healing journey when another family took him in, which in turn inspired him to help other people heal and grow.

Heather Wallace

Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant, Postpartum Doula, and Positive Parenting Expert

About Heather 

Heather is the founder of Brave Heart Consulting, where she offers sleep consulting services and postpartum doula services.

Kenzi Locks, LCSW, HWC

Social Worker & Family-Building Expert

About Kenzi Locks

Kenzi Locks, LCSW, HWC is the creator of Growforth Family Building, a licensed clinical social worker, health and wellness coach, and family-building expert.

Kristen Arquette

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

About Kristen

Kristen is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Substance Use Disorder Professional with experience working in hospitals, community mental health, partial-hospitaliz

Marge Eberts, Ed.S

Doctor of Education

About Marge

Marge has been both a teacher and parent (and grandparent!) and uses the knowledge she has gained from both sides of the school gates to write over 100 books with Peggy Gisler

Mary Ruth Coleman

Senior Scientist at the FPG Child Development Institute

About Mary

Mary is a Senior Scientist at the FPG Child Development Institute, part of the University of North Carolina.

Noreen H. Joslyn, LISW, ACSW

Licensed Social Worker

About Noreen

Noreen has 43+ years’ experience as a Clinical Social Worker, having graduated with honors from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine with her medical degree in 1980.

Peggy Gisler, Ed.S

Doctor of Education

About Peggy

Peggy has been both a teacher and parent (and grandparent!) and uses the knowledge she has gained from both sides of the school gates to write over 100 books with Marge Eberts

Rita Culross

Professor of Psychology and Associate Dean at LSU

About Rita

Rita is a Professor of Psychology specializing in Education, having gained a PhD in Psychology from Purdue University in 1976, and since retired from professorial positions at

Robert K. Crabtree

Practicing Attorney

About Robert

As a founding partner of Kotin, Crabtree and Strong, LLP, Robert is an attorney of special education and disability law, and has helped advance the rights of many students wi

Tamyra Hyatt

Healthcare Lead

About Tamyra

Tamyra is an award-winning freelance writer and editor with 20 years’ experience in marketing communications, healthcare IT, managed services, and network security.

Zeb Goldstein, J.D.

Doctor of Law (J.D.)

About Zeb

Having attained degrees in Political Science, Finance, and English through the All-Honors Program at Canisius College in New York, Zeb went on to study at Nova Southeastern Univ