ABOUT THE AUTHORS
ANN MCMULLAN Education Consultant, Public Speaker, Author
Ann McMullan is the founder and lead consultant of her own education consulting firm, based in Los Angeles, California, who understands leadership firsthand from her sixteen years of leading innovative change in Klein ISD, a fast growing dynamic school district in the Houston, Texas, area. Ann serves education leaders, teachers, nonprofits and firms doing business with schools and school districts to advise and assist with their leadership and strategic planning work. She facilitates leadership workshops, both face to face and via webinars. As a recognized thought leader in her field, Ann is a frequent contributor to education journals and newsletters. Ann’s public speaking engagements include international, national and state conference keynotes, workshops, breakout sessions and panel presentations on leading the transformation of learning and teaching to meet the needs of today’s students, teachers and administrators.
MICHAEL BARRETT Free-lance writer
Michael Barrett is a free-lance writer, born and residing in San Antonio, Texas. He attended that city’s Trinity University and University of California at Davis. His film articles and reviews can be found in Video Watchdog, Nostalgia Digest and PopMatters.com. Michael has written creatively about wallabies, zeppelins, penguins, poltergeists, skunks, extraterrestrials, and all manner of joy and devilment.
Art Director & Graphic Designer
Lisa grew up while traveling and living in all sorts of places because of her father’s military career. She attended college in San Antonio, Texas, where she majored in Fine Arts/Advertising. Her career as an advertising art director and graphic designer has been a notable one. Lisa’s work has won multiple awards in local, regional, and national creative competitions. After working in ad agencies for many years, Lisa decided to open her own creative services company. Her art direction and design for this book make it enjoyable to look at, while visually enhancing the story.