Laurie McDanel has an Ed.S in School Administration and a Masters in Special Education. She has 20 years of special education classroom experience and 10 years of leadership experience at the district level. Her innovative leadership led to significant closure of achievement gaps for students with disabilities in her district. Laurie is a co-founder and application designer for Dot It Software tools. She has served on multiple boards including ARC of Buncombe County, Family Support Network, and NC TASH.
Susan Millones has consulted with districts and trained thousands of teachers across the United States in MTSS and special education. She has presented at National Conferences including National Title 1 and has worked on federal grants for MTSS implementation. She is a graduate of the Learning Forward Academy for professional learning. She has worked with leaders in hundreds of schools to close achievement gaps, ensure authentic compliance, and improve the quality of educational experiences for students on the margins. Susan is a co-founder and systems developer for Dot it software tools.