Kimberly Rizzo Saunders has been working as a New Hampshire educator for 25 years. She has had a variety of experiences in both the classroom and school administration. As a teacher and adjunct professor she has taught sixth grade through graduate students in classrooms from North Carolina to New Hampshire. Kimberly’s doctoral work has included the areas of curriculum, assessment, instruction, professional development, and leadership. As a school administrator she has worked for the Londonderry, Hollis-Brookline, Winnisquam, and the ConVal school districts. She has presented at national conferences for ASCD and Learning Forward on curriculum and instructional improvement, as well as in New Hampshire on student retention and drop-out prevention. Kimberly lives with her husband Robert and their son Parker in Hopkinton, New Hampshire.