George Gagnon -- Ed. D. (on left) is a teacher educator who has studied learning for thirty years and designs Math Models, guides, learning records, and "modeling learning" sessions for teachers. He is currently the Pre-Engineering Partnerships (PEP) Director at the University of California, Berkeley.

George learns about life with Michelle Collay -- Ph.D. (on right) who is an Associate Professor and Director of the Urban Teacher Leadership Program at California State University, East Bay. Together we write about professional development, constructivist learning design, and assessment, and we are working on new pieces about learning communities, educational equity, and schooling parents. Much of our work is posted on this website with links provided below. Our books about Learning Circles for Professional Development and Constructivist Learning Design are available from Corwin Press.

Louie Kubala (at right) created prototypes of many models at his plant in St. Paul. Louie passed away in March of 1999 as he was working in his shop. His contribution to putting our ideas into reality was invaluable, and we miss his creativity.