William Ferriter, known as @plugusin
on Twitter, is a national board-certified teacher who teaches 6th graders near Raleigh, NC. As a Solution Tree PLC Associate and a contract content developer, Bill has designed professional development courses for educators nationwide. He is also a founding member and senior fellow of the Teacher Leaders Network and has served as teacher in residence at the Center for Teaching Quality.
An advocate for improved teacher working conditions, teacher leadership, and more, Bill has represented educators on Capitol Hill and presented at state, national, and international conferences. He has published numerous articles and is a contributing author to two assessment anthologies: The Teacher as Assessment Leader and The Principal as Assessment Leader. He is coauthor of Making Teamwork Meaningful, Teaching the iGeneration, and Building a Professional Learning Community at Work™. Bill earned a bachelor and master of science in elementary education from the State University of New York.
For more information, visit: http://blog.williamferriter.com. And, oh yeah - his wife and daughter are beautiful!