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Brandon Langer serves as the Program Administrator of Instructional Technology at MCIU where he oversees the Montgomery Virtual Program and supports the integration of instructional technology in the Office of Professional Learning. As a former teacher and an instructional coach, Brandon has conducted numerous professional development sessions centered around technology applications and integrating student-centered instruction into the classroom. He has also worked closely with fine and performing arts teachers throughout the northeast to create and advocate for arts programs and modernize arts assessment practices. His passion for student success is grounded in his belief that teachers, not the computer, are the most powerful asset in the classroom today.

Brandon is the host of the OPL Podcast from MCIU and has earned a Bachelor of Music in Education from the University of Delaware and a Master of Science in Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Arkansas State University. He is a regular participant in many online PLN Twitter chats and can be followed @BrandonLanger.

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Karen Stover-Perri is a Project Consultant in the area of Behavior. Karen has extensive educational experience, having taught elementary through the secondary level. She is a PBIS Facilitator and former coach for the Project Max Initiative. Karen believes in keeping things real, simple, and practical. These same qualities are seen in her workshops. Participants will come away with practical strategies to support behavior as well as how to implement the tenants of school wide positive behavior interventions and supports.

In her spare time, Karen is an avid tennis player and is also known to play a game of two of Bocce. Karen has spent many years teaching children and adults tennis, as well as coaching at the middle school level.

Follow Karen on Twitter @KarenSPerri

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Becky has over 27 years of experience in a wide variety of educational roles, including 14 years of classroom experience in Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. She has been privileged to be part of educational teams at the elementary, middle, and high school levels, most recently in Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) framework development. Becky currently works as a Project Consultant on School Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) and academic MTSS systems development, with a strong interest in evidence based and equitable instructional practices, social/emotional learning, special education, and data based decision making models.

Becky earned a B. S. Ed. in Elementary/Special Education from Sippery Rock University, a M. S. Ed. in Educational Leadership from Neumann University, and is currently a member of the Interdisciplinary Doctor of Education Program for Educational Leaders at St. Joseph's University. She holds Instructional II certification in Special Education, Elementary Education, and Reading Specialist PK-12; Special Education and Curriculum Supervision certifications, and Principal PK-12 certification.

Becky is passionate about empowering each training participant to learn from and with each other in engaging, facilitated workshops as we bring research to action in the field!

Follow Becky on Twitter @BeckyMillspaugh or connect via LinkedIn

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Carol Grubb joined IU #23 in 2017. Prior to that, she was a Student Support Specialist in a Chester County School District. She also worked several years at a residential facility overseeing the K-5 mathematics curriculum while designing and implementing the behavioral support structure and positive reinforcement system. She is certified in Elementary and Special Education, Middle Level Mathematics, Principal K-12, and has a Mathematics Coaching Endorsement. As part of IU #23, she supports the PA state initiatives in Autism and PBIS. Carol is passionate about student engagement, inclusion, and fostering a positive learning environment where students can grow both academically and socially.