Partners & Affiliates

Katie Anderson Julie Berlin  |  Darryl Eisele Edivate

Katie Anderson

Katie Anderson has an extensive background in education.  She is a National Board Certified Teacher, currently serving as an Academically Gifted Specialist and Mentor Teacher with Wake County Public Schools in Raleigh, NC. In addition to her work in the classroom, Katie served as a teacher leader in the North Carolina Governor’s Teacher Network, conducting action research and providing professional development for teachers across the state. She also teaches 5th-12th grade students at Duke University through the Duke Talent Identification Program and presents both her original work and Conscious Teaching programs at state and national conferences. Katie was recently honored by being chosen as 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year at her school.


“I loved the energy of the presenter; Katie was absolutely wonderful and engaging.”  Jennifer S., Sacramento, CA

“Great resources that are applicable to everyday teacher needs. I’m going to use these resources and strategies in my classroom!” Luke V., Madison, IL

“Thank you so much for your presentation. So useful – I’m excited for our students, and our staff too!” Rachael S., Apex, NC


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Julie Berlin

Julie Berlin is a 25-year veteran educator. Julie taught at multiple grade levels for almost 20 years before becoming a full time support provider. She was a new teacher mentor and is currently the Professional Development Specialist for Paradise Valley Unified School District, near Phoenix AZ, where her passion for teaching and her expertise in classroom instruction are now being shared with new and veteran teachers. Julie is a National Board Certified Teacher and holds two Master’s degrees in education, as well as a Master Teacher and Mentoring certification. Julie’s expertise in student engagement and instructional design, as well as her interactive style and empathetic presence, allows her to spread her passion for teaching by facilitating workshops nationally for K-12 educators.


Great workshop! Great presenter! Julie is so funny and kept the class moving all day. I felt totally engaged!! Gina B. Phoenix, AZ

Thank you for all of your practical suggestions and humor. Tina R, Sacramento, CA

It helped me see what I am already doing and why it works (or doesn’t).  Jill Z. Sacramento, CA


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Darryl Eisele

Darryl has been a teacher and teacher educator for nearly thirty years and has served as mentor teacher, coach and supervisor to hundreds of teachers from classrooms pre-k through college. For fifteen years he was a site co-director with the California Writing Project, focusing on curriculum that maximizes student engagement and linguistic fluency. He taught high school English in Northern California, and was an instructor, program director and student teacher supervisor at State University, Chico in their single subject and multiple subject teaching credential programs.

Darryl brings to his workshops an engaging sense of humor, and a relaxed and personable style. His passion for quality education and sincere desire to help every teacher shines through his presentations.


Darryl’s ability to engage and present the material was great. I enjoyed listening predominately because of how Darryl presented it.  Brandon R.

I wish we had days instead of a morning. You demonstrated non-verbally a wonderful model of teaching with authority and grace.  Sandy H.

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Edivate / PD 360

Online On-Demand Professional Development for Educators

Edivate (previously the School Improvement Network) provides online, on-demand professional development videos, courses, and books for schools and districts that focus on improving student achievement in every K-12 classroom, system-wide.

As the home of PD 360, Observation 360, Equity 360, Common Core 360, and Lumibook, Edivate’s comprehensive suite of online professional development resources all focus on the most relevant topics in today’s schools. Get access to:

  • 1,400 online professional development videos
  • Research-based classroom examples of best practices
  • Leading educational experts and authors
  • Online forums, communities, and nationally shared resources

Founded by educators in 1991 as the Video Journal of Education, Edivate has greatly expanded its video library and topics, while remaining true to its mission: Create the very best research-based videos and interactive learning modules on teaching best practices with real classroom examples from the leading experts in every topic.

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