Carolyn Coil, Ed.D., has been an educator and teacher trainer for over 30 years. She currently teaches
courses in gifted and talented education and does workshops for schools and school districts on a wide
variety of topics, including raising student achievement, differentiating curriculum, implementing
assessment strategies, and addressing the challenges of preparing our children for living and working in
the 21st Century. She is the author of a number of books, articles, and blogs containing practical
strategies for classroom teachers. Dr. Coil has worked in the United States, Australia, New Zealand,
Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has nearly 2,000 professionals in more than 50 offices around the US, in Canada and in Europe. PCG’s Education practice offers consulting services and technology solutions that help schools, school districts, and state education agencies/ministries of education to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize financial resources.