TeacherVision's Advisory Board Members and Contributors

TeacherVision's Advisory Board and Contributors is a group of experienced educators from all over the country who share their expertise, wisdom, and resources with TeacherVision members and visitors. They create and curate new resources and blog posts, provide feedback on new content and products, and provide guidance to the TeacherVision editorial staff. Together, they make sure that when you visit TeacherVision you can always find something new, innovative, and relevant to your teaching practice.

You can learn more about each Contributor and Advisory Board Member and their expertise by reading their bios below. If you are interested in learning more about the Advisory Board or would like to apply to be an Advisory Board member and Content Contributor, reach out to the TeacherVision Editorial Team at Teachers@fen.com to share your teaching experience and content expertise. 

Marlee Chizhevsky


About Marlee 

Marlee Chizhevsky (B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S) is a special educator, curriculum developer, SEL specialist,  and teacher course creator.

Maureen Pflugfelder


About Maureen 

Maureen Pflugfelder is a very experienced 5th grade science teacher and taught for nineteen years in the Houston Independent School District.

Max Weinberg


Max Weinberg is an elementary school principal at a public K-5 school outside of Chicago. He is the proud father of two children.

Mikaela Prego


About Mikaela

Mikaela Prego is an elementary educator based in Louisville, Kentucky. She has spent most of her career teaching 3-5th grade in Colorado and Massachusetts.

Monica Delyani


Monica Delyani is a contributor for TeacherVision based in Massachusetts. She brings an extensive background in curriculum and instruction in middle school English Language Arts, and years of experience as a Reading Interventionist and literacy tutor.

Nora Brown


Nora Brown is a certified K-6 teacher in Connecticut, where she has been teaching 3rd grade for 12 years.

Odetta King


Odetta King is a former ELL instructor for grades K-7. She now develops curriculum and assessments for online learning.

Olivia Bechtel

Advisory Board Member

Olivia Bechtel is a first grade teacher in Westerville, Ohio who loves implementing engaging, innovative lessons to inspire her students.

Sara McCarthy


Sara McCarthy has been teaching middle and high school math and science in Nova Scotia, Canada for the past ten years.

Shannon Krzyzewski


About Shannon 

Shannon Krzyzewski is a veteran secondary educator with over twenty-five years of experience teaching Spanish, English/Language Arts, Social Studies, and electives in Washi

Stephanie Belcher


Stephanie Belcher is a high school English teacher in Florida. She has also worked in California and Michigan, where she attended the University of Michigan.

Steve Messier

Advisory Board Member

Steve Messier is an administrator, coach, former school board commissioner, and certified A.L.I.C.E school safety instructor from northwestern Vermont.

Tara Dusko


About Tara

Tara Dusko is a reading coach who helps teachers implement a reading workshop model in their classrooms.

TeacherVision Staff

TeacherVision Editorial Staff

The TeacherVision editorial team is comprised of teachers, experts, and content professionals dedicated to bringing you the most accurate and relevant information in the teaching space.

Thavius Nelson

School Counselor

Thavius “TJ” Nelson is a professional school counselor in Gwinnett County, Georgia. Some of his duties include Foreign Exchange Student Coordinator and Peer Leadership instructor.

Tina Wheeler

Advisory Board Member

Tina Wheeler is an elementary teacher in a combined 3rd/4th grade classroom at a small private school in Cuba, Missouri.

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