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The PD Dream Team

 
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Her 6 published books are:

  • #FULLYCHARGED~140 Battery Charging Maslow & Bloom Strategies for Students, Parents and Staff
  • Teaching Academic Vocabulary Effectively, Parts I-III
  • Game Changers-7 Instructional Practices that Catapult Student Achievement
  • PDP Cornell Notes- A Systematic Strategy to Aid Comprehension

Julie Adams

NBCT, Author, Keynote Speaker, Consultant, CEO

Julie Adams, is the Founder and CEO of Adams Educational Consulting and Founder and Executive Director of MB Enterprise. She is an international consultant providing engaging and effective training and coaching to both public and private schools and organizations in the following areas: critical thinking, neuroscience, mental health and wellness, digital literacy, social-emotional learning (SEL), instructional leadership capacity, content area literacy, culture, and content area writing.

Mrs. Adams, a Nationally Board Certified Teacher and Educator of the Year, taught kindergarten through graduate school throughout California.  She serves as an Instructional, Cognitive, and Administrative Coach to school districts and advises universities and state departments of education on educational policy, developmental appropriateness, and curriculum and instruction.

Her expertise and humor make her a popular Keynote Speaker at leadership and educational conferences around the world including: China, Indonesia, United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Canada. 

Districts and organizations seek her training and coaching in Maslow and Bloom principles that maximize productivity and increase positive culture. 

She has been happily married for over twenty years and has two teen daughters. 

Check out her website with many free resources for educators and parents: effectiveteachingpd.com 

 
 

His 4 published books are:

  • #FULLYCHARGED~140 Battery Charging Maslow & Bloom Strategies for Students, Parents and Staff
  • Teach Smart: 11 Learner-Centered Strategies to Ensure Student Success
  • Building a Culture of Support: Strategies for School Leaders
  • Making Evaluation Meaningful: Transforming the Conversation to Transform Schools

Dr. PJ Caposey

Superintendent, Author, Consultant

Dr. PJ Caposey is an educator, consultant and speaker specializing in educational leadership, culture, teacher evaluation and the positive change process for individuals and organizations. PJ trains, speaks, and leads workshops throughout the country, though he is still a full-time award-winning practitioner serving as Superintendent of Schools for Meridian CUSD 223 in Illinois. He has presented at the ASCD Annual Conference and the National Conference on Education as well as many conferences in the Midwest, where he resides.

PJ has been an ASCD Outstanding Young Educator Honoree, ASCD Emerging Leader, NSPRA 25 Superintendents to Watch Honoree, and a ‘40 Leaders Under 40’ Honoree, among many others.

PJ has published four books and his writing has been featured in a variety of different entities including: EdWeek, Edutopia, and Huffington Post.

He is married with four children. 

 
 

His 3 published books are: 
 

  • Simply Great Math Activities series: six books covering all major strands
  • Angle On Geometry Program: over 400 pages of research-based geometry instruction
  • Math Discoveries series: bringing math alive for students in middle schools

Brad Fulton 

Teacher of the Year, Author, Consultant 

Known throughout the country for motivating and engaging teachers and students, Brad has co-authored over a dozen books that provide easy-to-teach, yet mathematically rich activities for busy teachers, while teaching full time for over 30 years.

In addition, he has co-authored over 40 teacher training manuals full of activities and ideas that help teachers who believe mathematics must be both meaningful and powerful. He can often be found Keynoting at conferences and coaching other educators in math, STEM and positive school culture.

Check out his great resources at: www.Tttpress.com

 
 

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Arturo Flores 

Consultant, Mentor, Retired Superintendent

Arturo Flores is an award-winning and accomplished educator who specializes in educational leadership, appreciative inquiry and school reform. He has served in a variety of roles such as: teacher, principal, director, assistant superintendent and superintendent throughout California for over 40 years. 

He is a highly sought after consultant who has partnered with agencies such as ACSA, WestEd, Sokikom, and Revolution Prep Math to develop leadership capacity and increase educational opportunities for all.

He has also served in leadership roles for the Boy Scouts of America, Center for Fathers and Families, Safe Streets, BCLAD, and the Hispanic Leadership Council.  


Rebecca Leroux

CEO of B43Productions, Videographer, Photographer, Producer, Editor

Rebecca started her video journey in college where she majored in Broadcast Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno and minored in Communication. Soon after, she received her master’s degree from SIUE. Rebecca worked in television news for five years before moving on to work for a large school district in California. There, she produced videos on a daily basis and broadened her professional and communication skills, while working with high-ranking educational leaders.

In 2013, Rebecca made the leap and started her own full-time video production company. She has filmed some of the biggest names in education, including Sir Ken Robinson, Robert Marzano and Michael Fullan and has traveled extensively to record the great things happening in educational institutions and organizations around the world. Rebecca is considered one of the top educational videographers in the country, producing top-notch videos for districts and organizations every week; she provides all of the filming and video production for MB Enterprise. From education to non-profits, corporations and individuals on personal journeys, it’s never a boring day at B43Productions.

Rebecca’s favorite moments are when she presents a video to a client, they smile and say, “Yes. Thank you. This is exactly what I wanted.” 

She is married to an Air Force man and happily living the good life.

Website: b43productions.com


Roman J. Munoz 

Attorney 

Roman J. Muñoz is an award-winning attorney at DWK (Dannis Woliver Kelley) in Sacramento and a member of the firm’s Labor, Employment and Personnel practice. He is a bilingual and well-respected expert on employment and labor law issues confronting public agencies. In his capacity as advisor to governing boards and public agencies, Roman counsels them on a variety of legal matters, including: employee discipline and dismissal, labor relations, Board policies, contract administration, employee benefits, employment litigation, reductions in force, grievance arbitration, and unfair labor practice proceedings.

Roman also completed Harvard University's 'Program on Negotiation' and specializes in negotiation practices to increase efficiency and productivity.

Roman also brings extensive experience working in the California State Legislature, having served previously as a legislative aide in the California State Senate. 

His background also includes serving as a non-commissioned officer in the United States Army.


Dr. Joseph Pandolfo 

School District Fiscal & Operational Consultant 

Dr. Pandolfo has worked in public education for almost 30 years as both a teacher and administrator. He currently serves as the Deputy Superintendent of Business Services for the Rincon Valley Union School District, a 3,500 student elementary school district in eastern Santa Rosa, where he is responsible for supervising an annual general fund budget of over $40 million as well as a $54 million-facility program. His responsibilities also include supervising all of the financial and operational departments of the District.

Dr. Pandolfo came to Rincon Valley after working ten years as a school business administrator in the Mid-West, where he was Director of Finance and Operations for the Westchester Elementary School District in Westchester, Illinois. Joseph is vice president of Redwood Empire Schools Insurance Group (RESIG) board of directors, which provides commercial insurance for over 40 school districts. He also serves on the Sonoma County Treasury Oversight Committee and is a member of the Sonoma County Local Plan Area (SELPA).

Joseph is passionate about the education and training of new school district leaders and has presented multiple times at classes for the Association of School Administrators (ASCA) for current and future leaders in the areas of Director of Fiscal Services, Administrative Assistants, the New Superintendent Budget Boot Camp as well as for the California Association of School Administrators (CASBO) Chief Business Official (CBO) classes. He is the academic coordinator for the ACSA Director of Maintenance and Operation Class and has guest lectured at the University of California, Davis as well as Sonoma State University on school district finance. He is a registered consultant with the Financial Crisis and Management Assistant Team (FCMAT), and has consulted and served as a mentor for school districts throughout California. He is a past winner of the Sonoma County School Administrator’s Business Official of the Year.


 Dr. Isiah is the co-author of:   #FULLYCHARGED~140 Battery Charging Maslow & Bloom Strategies for Students, Parents and Staff

Dr. Isiah is the co-author of:

#FULLYCHARGED~140 Battery Charging Maslow & Bloom Strategies for Students, Parents and Staff

Dr. Rosa Isiah

Principal, Author, Consultant

Dr. Rosa Isiah, Ed.D. (@RosaIsiah), serves students, parents and staff, as an elementary school Principal in southern California. Her experiences include 24 years in education as a Teacher, Bilingual Specialist, Language Arts Specialist, Assistant Principal, Coordinator of Federal and State Programs, and Principal.  As Principal, Rosa focuses on supporting the development of a healthy school culture, professional learning communities, and meeting the needs of the whole child. She is passionate about equity in education and closing opportunity gaps for historically underserved students and believes in the power of relationships and leading with purpose and passion.
 
Dr. Isiah is a connected educator and the founder of #WeLeadEd Twitter chat. She is also the host of the WeLeadEd BAM radio show focused on Leadership through a Social Justice and Equity lens. Dr. Isiah was recently named 2016 Body and Mind Education Radio Thought Leader of the Year. She has contributed her voice to blogs, leadership books, and Education Week on the topics of leadership, school culture, English learners, and equity. In addition, Dr. Isiah is a Solution Tree associate and consultant for MB Enterprise, providing training in school culture, equity, and English learner success.
 
Dr. Isiah holds a BA in Sociology, an MA in Educational Leadership, a multiple subject bilingual teaching credential, an administrative credential, and an Ed.D in Educational Leadership for Social Justice.

She is married with two children.

Check out her blog at: http://rosaisiah.blogspot.com/2018/


Brittney Serpell

Consultant, Director of Parenting at Loving on Purpose

Brittney Serpell is known for her passion for healthy families and healthy relationships. She is a skilled communicator who inspires parents to believe the best about themselves and their children, offering hope-filled solutions for every day issues. As the ‘Director of Parenting’ at Loving on Purpose, Brittney brings a wealth of tools, knowledge, and practical experience to her role.

Brittney is certified in Love and Logic and worked for six years as the Development Director for the children’s department at Bethel Church, where she created and established a culture of strong communication and team values. 

Brittney and her husband, Ben, married in 2003, have three children, and are actively loving their kids on purpose! 

Check out her popular blog at: lovingonpurpose.com 


His 4 published books are:

  • Keep Your Love On
  • Culture of Honor
  • Powerful and Free
  • Loving on Purpose

Danny Silk

Counselor, Author, Speaker, CEO of Loving on Purpose

As an author and speaker, Danny Silk offers life-changing books, curricula, conference Keynotes, and other resources drawn from decades of experience as a counselor, social worker, advocate, pastor, spouse, parent, grandparent, and leader. Danny’s passion centers around helping people build, strengthen, and heal their vital relationships in life. 

He is one of the foremost experts on communication, leadership and developing productive and professional cultures of honor that help organizations build leadership capacity.  He is married with three children and three grandchildren.

Check out the great resources on Danny’s Loving on Purpose website: lovingonpurpose.com 

 
 

Tim Watrous

Consultant, Ed Tech GURU, Cisco Systems

Tim is an ed tech expert and team leader for Cisco Systems, the world-wide leader in IT services.  He provides training and support in ALL things ed tech and advises school districts and school boards on cyber safety, data privacy, digitization, and 21st Century technology practices.


Chris Adams 

CEO, Consultant, Educator 

Chris Adams is an award-winning educator and CEO of MB Enterprise.  He has been in education for nearly 30 years and served as teacher, coach, mentor, registrar, assistant principal, principal, associate superintendent and superintendent of K-12 public schools throughout California. 

Under his tutelage as principal, Enterprise High School in Redding, California, successfully transitioned from a 4th year Program Improvement school into a National Model School (as named by the Center for Leadership in Education) within just 2 years. 

He utilized the same principles of excellence, collaboration and innovation, at Coast Unified School District, where he served as Superintendent from 2008-2013. In 2012, CUSD was recognized for the first time as one of California's High Performing Districts and the Highest Performing Rural District by WestEd, the American Institutes for Research and the California Department of Education. 

This prestigious distinction was awarded as a result of CUSD’s success in decreasing the achievement gap and improving student achievement in ALL categories by emphasizing instruction in content area literacy, critical thinking, art, foreign language, music and 1:1 technology integration. 

Chris also served as the Assistant Executive Director of the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) and provided training and support to over 16,000 administrators throughout California from 2013-2016.  

He provides training and mentoring in school culture and reform, leadership capacity, Board governance and closing the achievement gap. 

He and his wife, Julie Adams, provide consulting to districts and educational organizations all around the world.

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