Iain joined ISA as a literacy coach in September 2019. He is currently completing his Ph.D. at Teachers College, Columbia University. Beginning his teaching career in the San Francisco Bay Area, he moved to Denver where he spent 16 years as an ELA teacher supporting highly-impacted students. Since 2015 he has transitioned to supporting pre-service and early-service teachers in New York area schools. Working as a field supervisor, seminar instructor and edTPA licensing coach, Iain is passionate about helping new teachers find their footing in the classroom, while supporting experienced teachers in applying their full array of talents for students’ growth. Iain is driven by his interest in helping teachers and students recognize their potential for self-transformation through the learning process.