About Us

Angela Peery


Angela has been an educator for 34 years and is the author of 14 professional books for educators. Before becoming a full-time author/consultant, she was  a secondary English teacher, secondary administrator, instructional coach, turnaround specialist, curriculum developer, adjunct professor, and National Writing Project instructor.

Tracey Shiel


Tracey is an author, consultant, and certified professional coach. She has been a middle school teacher and principal, reading specialist, business administrator, adjunct professor, assistant superintendent, and acting superintendent.

Brett Gies


 Brett has been an elementary teacher, assistant principal, principal, and central office administrator with a focus on data, assessment, curriculum, instruction, and leadership. He was also an assessment director at the state level before becoming an assistant superintendent and superintendent.

About Us

Linda Vanderford


Linda has been an elementary teacher, department chair, mentor, consultant, and adjunct professor.  She served as a scoring director for Oregon’s statewide writing assessment for 17 years and has also designed and facilitated numerous large-scale writing assessments.

Linda Gregg


Linda has extensive experience in  general education, special education, and school administration and has taught elementary through high school.  She was also the associate professor for multicultural  and special education for the College of Santa Fe. Linda is a recognized expert in RTI/MTSS. 

Zaida Cintron


In addition to being a consultant, Zaida has vast experience teaching English and English as a Second Language at all grade and proficiency levels in public and private schools, and has held both faculty and administrator positions at universities in the US and Puerto Rico. Zaida has a Ph.D. in Linguistics, an M.A. in TESOL, and a B.A. in English and French.