John Connor 
John is an educational consultant, author and school inspector for the Office for Standards in Education, U K (OfSTED). He has been a faculty head in a large inner city comprehensive school and an LA adviser. He has written textbooks for both French and Spanish. John has been an Examiner for GCSE and is an A2 Spanish Examiner. He is also an Assessor for the Advanced Skills Teacher and Excellent Teacher Scheme for the DCSF and a Training Consultant for Asset Languages.

Suzanne Templeton
Suzanne Templeton has been an independent educational consultant since 2003 following extensive leadership experience in schools. She specialises in high-quality middle leadership, Humanities/Geography and all aspects of LSA training. Her background is in Humanities/Citizenship, and a large part of her work is supporting Humanities and Citizenship Co-ordinators and all aspects of LSA training. She is also a GCSE moderator within her subject specialism of Geography.

Suzanne works as a trainer/consultant in secondary and primary schools, and Post-16 colleges in both the state and independent sector in the UK and with international schools in Europe, the Middle and Far East. She has also worked as a trainer/consultant in a number of initiatives for CfBT, COBIS, ASM, Catholic Partnership, LAs and for a leading London Academy. Suzanne has led and organised national leadership events and conferences. She works extensively for at venues across the country where her workshops and in-house events are always very well-received.

Kevin Simpson

Kevin Simpson is from Flint, Michigan and has been in the education field since 1998. In 2007 he started KDSL - Know.Do.Serve.Learn. He partners with education organizations worldwide to increase student achievement, teacher knowledge, and education leadership. Simpson has taught and consulted in parochial, public, and international schools located in Washington, D.C., Michigan, Virginia, Maryland, Laos, Qatar, Dubai, Lebanon, and Thailand. He was also a National Consultant with the U.S. Department of Education’s Teacher-to-Teacher Initiative which provided effective, research-based practices to educators across the country.

Simpson specializes in school development, school improvement, teacher education, curriculum writing, and data-driven instruction. He believes that providing teachers with high quality, collaborative professional learning is essential to student achievement. For more information on Simpson please visit

Dr. Diana Wehrell-Grabowski

Dr. Diana Wehrell-Grabowski, has been a science educator for the past 28 years, as a classroom teacher, teacher trainer, professional staff development instructor, curriculum specialist, keynote speaker, and university professor.  She has been a featured speaker, keynote speaker, and presenter at over 70 educational conferences. Diana is known for her effective and innovative teaching style, as well as being able to captivate, motivate, and inspire participants during all of her presentations.  More information about Diana can be accessed at 

Dr. Suzi Kagan