Diane S. Bassett is a professor in the School of Special Education at the University of Northern Colorado. She has taught general and special education in elementary, secondary, and postsecondary institutions, and in both public and private schools.
A former teacher in the New York City School System, Spencer J. Salend is a professor at SUNY-New Paltz, where he teaches courses on educational assessment and serves as the coordinator of the Special Education Program. He is the author of the best-selling, easy-to-read, and practical book, Creating Inclusive Classrooms: Effective and Reflective Practices.
Victoria Groves Scott has been working in the field of special education for over twenty years. She is currently the director of assessment for Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) and professor of special education. Prior to her appointment at SIUE in 2001, Scott was chair of the Department of Special Education at the Associated Colleges of Central Kansas.
Amy McCart, Ph.D. is an Associate Research Professor with Life Span Institute with Adjunct Faculty status in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas. She is the Co-Principal Investigator for the Equity Leadership in High Need Schools research grant, funded through the U.S.
James R. Sanders is Professor of Education and Associate Director of the Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University. He received his master's degree in educational research from Bucknell University and his PhD in educational research and evaluation from the University of Colorado. He has served as a visiting professor at St. Patrick's College (in Dublin, Ireland), Utah State University, and the University of British Columbia.
Robert J. Sternberg is Professor of Human Development at Cornell University and Honorary Professor of Psychology at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. He formerly was IBM Professor of Psychology and Education at Yale. His BA is from Yale summa cum laude and his PhD is from Stanford. He also holds 13 honorary doctorates. He is a member of the National Academy of Education and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Dr. Alan C. Jones is an Associate Professor of Educational Administration for Saint Xavier University, Chicago, Illinois. His teaching career includes teaching English at DuSable Upper Grade Center in Chicago, Illinois, and social studies at Thornton Township High School, in Harvey, Illinois.
Jennifer H. Robins, Ph.D., is the Director of Publications and Professional Development at the Center for Gifted Education at William & Mary and a clinical assistant professor. She teaches graduate courses in gifted education, working with teachers who are pursuing their gifted endorsement.
Dr. Linda Sheffield is a Regents Professor of Mathematics Education at Northern Kentucky University. She received her M. Ed. and Ph.D. in Mathematics Education from the University of Texas at Austin and her bachelor's degree from Iowa State University. She has written numerous books and articles for both teachers and students and has conducted seminars for teachers across the United States and as far away as Spain, Germany, England, Sicily, Japan, Australia, China, and Hungary.