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Laura Lipton, Ed.D.
Laura Lipton, Ed.D is Co-Director of MiraVia, LLC. Laura is an international consultant whose writing, research and seminars focus on effective and innovative instructional practices and on building professional and organizational capacities for enhanced learning. Laura engages with schools and school districts, designing and conducting workshops on learning-focused instruction, literacy development and strategies to support beginning teachers. She facilitates organizational adaptivity and learning through training and development in data-driven dialogue, group development, action research, and learning-focused collaborations. Laura is author and co-author of numerous publications related to organizational and professional development, learning-focused schools and literacy development.

Selected publications include:
Bruce Wellman, M.Ed.
Bruce Wellman is co-director of MiraVia, LLC. He consults and presents for school systems, professional groups and organizations throughout the United States and Canada, presenting workshops and courses for teachers and administrators on interactive/ collaborative instruction, thinking skills development, learning-focused conversations for supervisors and mentors, presentation skills and facilitating collaborative groups. Mr. Wellman has served as a classroom teacher, curriculum coordinator, and staff developer in the Oberlin, Ohio and Concord, Massachusetts Public Schools. He holds a B.A. degree from Antioch College and a M.Ed. from Lesley College.

Selected publications include:


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