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After 20+ years as a public school social studies teacher and building administrator, Dr. Ross returned to Kansas State University where he served as Director of the College of Education Technical Services Center and was Associate Professor of Education Administration, teaching numerous technology-oriented courses and graduate courses in history and philosophy of education. He has since retired and holds emeritus status both as an associate professor and director at Kansas State. Throughout his 50 years of experience, Dr. Ross used his unique background in educational leadership and technology to publish five books, write countless articles, and to be a keynote speaker at numerous national and state organizations speaking on school administration or technology issues. In addition to serving as the lead investigator on many grants, Dr. Ross has regularly contributed to The Master Teacher publications, focusing on Northstar, Galileo, and Technology Pathfinders.

Dr. Jim Rickabaugh currently serves as Senior Advisor at the Institute for Personalized Learning in Wisconsin—an organization dedicated to the transformation of public education. He formerly served as Superintendent for Whitefish Bay Schools in Wisconsin and Superintendent for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District in Minnesota. He also served as Midwest Regional President for Voyager Expanded Learning of Dallas, Texas. Dr. Rickabaugh was named Wisconsin Superintendent of the Year in 2008 and Minnesota Superintendent of the Year in 1996. He is also a contributing author for many publications for The Master Teacher—including Galileo for Superintendents, The Board, and The Master Teacher Pd Program.

Robert L. DeBruyn founded The Master Teacher, Inc. in 1969 and is an internationally known author and an inductee of the Kansas Teachers Hall of Fame.

His renowned publication The Master Teacher Weekly Pd Program is implemented by administrators for the professional development of teachers in all 50 states. DeBruyn is the senior editor to The Board, a semimonthly publication for school board members; and a creator of two monthly publications, NorthStar for Principals and Galileo for Superintendents.

He has authored and co-authored books on various topics, including student behavior, student relationships, and teaching strategies. Some of his titles include: Before You Can Discipline, You Can Handle Them All—a reference guide for managing 124 student behaviors, and Voices from the Field: What Is a Master Teacher?

Dr. Suzette Lovely is the Superintendent of the Carlsbad Unified School District in San Diego County in California. Prior to her appointment as Superintendent, Dr. Lovely served as a Deputy Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent in the Capistrano Unified and Placentia Yorba Linda School Districts in Southern California. She has been in public education for 30 years as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and director. Dr. Lovely is the author of three books and numerous journal articles. She has been part of The Master Teacher professional cadre since 2005.

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