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Now a co director for Thinking Collaborative and a private consultant with M2 Coaching & Consulting, Doreen was an English teacher for over 38 years, and she taught everything from academic intervention to advanced placement. She has a B.S. from State University of New York at Oswego in English/secondary education, did graduate work in diagnostic and prescriptive reading, and received an M.S. in English Education Advanced Study from Syracuse University. As the English Language Arts Content Specialist for the Solvay Union Free School District (a teacher leadership role) she was in charge of curriculum, assessment, data analysis, professional development, facilitation, mentoring, and AIS for grades 4 through 12. Doreen is a Training Associate for Cognitive Coaching_, Adaptive Schools, and Habits of Mind. She has presented workshops on six continents. Doreen considers herself to be extremely fortunate to be mentored by Art Costa, Bena Kallick, Bob Garmston and Michael Dolcemascolo. Doreen holds memberships in ASCD, NCTE, Learning Forward and other professional organizations.