Our Team of Educational Consultants
When you book a November Learning professional development service, we’ll assemble the educational consultants best equipped to target your specific goals. Each one of our dynamic staff offers a unique skill set and rich background, so that along with November Learning’s proven strategies for transforming education, you will hear about their personal experiences of working through challenges and effecting change in schools just like yours. These accomplished former classroom teachers are ready to share the tactics for expanding learning you’ve been waiting for.
Our diverse team of educational consultants resides across the United States. Meet the core NL members and our Associates. Be sure to check out their videos and connect via Twitter.
Alan thrives on confirming and challenging educators’ thoughts about what’s possible in the world of teaching and learning. More than anything, he is a teacher at heart, with a wealth of experience teaching learners of all ages.
Donna has worked for November Learning for almost 15 years. She is the organizational guru that keeps our team on track. From scheduling, to contracts to connecting you with the right team member, Donna can do it all.
November Learning Associates:
Head Learning Designer and Doer
Beverly Hills, MI
Sara Wilkie is an independent educational consultant who specializes in building the capacity of future-focused learning teams. She strives to foster an understanding of the connections and interplay between technology, pedagogy, and curriculum, and the process changes necessary to shift the focus from teaching to learning. Through hands-on, learning-centered and job-embedded experiences, Sara works side by side with K-12 students, teachers and administrators to re-examine deeply held beliefs and patterns of teaching and learning. Sara has extensive experience teaching in elementary and middle school, and facilitates domestic and international workshops centered on the development of innovative practices that support both national standards and local vision.
November Learning Consultant
Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Teacher, Huntington Beach, CA
Lainie Rowell is an independent professional developer and consultant. She works closely with classroom teachers, principals and district administrators guiding educators to find innovative ways to integrate technology to improve teaching and learning.
Prior to this, Lainie taught Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd and 6th grade. In 2002, she took on a role as a site-level professional developer which progressed to a position as a district-level K-12 educational technology coordinator supporting 22,000 students and 1,200 teachers at 33 schools.
Lainie is honored to be an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Teacher, Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer and STAR Discovery Educator. She has also been recognized as Teacher of the Year and was featured in OC Family Magazine as one of 10 Teachers Making a Difference. In 2011, she was elected to Computer-Using Educators’ Board of Directors.