About the Author
Jo Handelsman, Christine Pfund, Sarah Miller Lauffer, and Christine Pribbenow are the founders of the Wisconsin Program for Scientific Teaching, an initiative that is supported by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professors Program and designed to bring the spirit of research to science education. They have developed, taught, and evaluated programs to teach graduate students, post-docs, and faculty to be outstanding, innovative teachers and mentors.
Sarah Miller began writing her first novel at 10 years old, and has spent half her life working in libraries and bookstores. She is the author of "Miss Spitfire: Reaching Helen Keller, "which was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and nominated for numerous state award lists. Sarah lives in Michigan with her family. Visit her online at sarahmillerbooks.com.
In 2005 Donald Miller started"The Mentoring Project, " an organization that helps churches start mentoring programs and pairs mentors with boys in need. Don's work with the fatherless led the Obama administration to invite him onto the president's task force on fatherlessness and mentoring. Donald is the director of "The Burnside Writers Collective", an online magazine. He is a frequent speaker, appearing at events such as the Women of Faith Conference, The Democratic National Convention, and Harvard University. He still lives in Portland, Oregon with his dog Lucy