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Our Associates

Learn from the best of the best. Each of our associates is selected through a rigorous process that carefully weighs qualifications and experience. Personally trained by Dr. Marzano, our associates specialize in long-term school improvement efforts in K–12 public and private school districts and individual schools. The depth and breadth of their collective educational experience is staggering—and now you can leverage it to add reach to yours.

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  1. Michelle Finn

    Michelle Finn

    Michelle Finn is a professional development associate for the Reinventing Schools Division of Marzano Research and a coauthor of A Handbook for Personalized, Competency-Based Education. With more than a decade of experience in a variety of educational roles and settings, her classroom-based experience includes teaching grades K–10.

  2. Douglas Finn III

    Douglas Finn III

    Douglas Finn III has been working in the area of personalized competency-based education (PCBE) since 2004. Within PCBE, he has taught every grade, kindergarten through graduation, and has been an instructional and administrative coach for schools and districts throughout the country.

  3. Shelley Gies

    Shelley Gies

    Shelley Gies, EdD, is the director of curriculum and instruction at Clark-Pleasant Community Schools in Indiana. During her 30 years of experience as an educator, she has also served as a principal and teacher.

  4. Kathy Tuchman Glass

    Kathy Tuchman Glass

    Kathy Tuchman Glass, a consultant, is an accomplished author and former teacher with more than 25 years of experience in education. She provides professional development services to K–12 educators in the areas of curriculum and instruction.

  5. Laura Hack

    Laura Hack

    Laura Hack, EdD, is the director of elementary education at the Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation in Indiana. She has worked as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and Title I director.

  6. Joe Miniscalco

    Joe Miniscalco

    Joe Miniscalco has over 30 years of experience as a professional educator. He has served as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, senior director of technology and administrative services, and senior director of elementary and secondary instruction.

  7. Shane Porter

    Shane Porter

    Shane Porter is an education specialist with Region 9 in Wichita Falls, Texas. She specializes in assisting campuses and districts with school improvement and Marzano’s High Reliability Schools (HRS) Framework.

  8. Ben Tilley

    Ben Tilley

    Ben Tilley, a consultant, has served as a classroom teacher, assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent, Title I director, and research and data analyst for Columbia Public Schools in Columbia, Missouri.