Todd Stanley, a National Board Certified Teacher, has been a classroom teacher for the past 13 years in a myriad of positions. He spent the first five years of his career compacting gifted curriculum in a junior high program called Horizons. The next three years were as a facilitator at the Christopher Program, a project-based, interdisciplinary program for juniors and seniors from around central Ohio. He then created the Ivy Program, a gifted pull-out for third and fourth graders. At the same time he traveled around the state of Ohio for the Literacy Curriculum Alignment Program, training school staffs on how to write short-cycle assessments and align their curriculum.
The past four years he has been teaching project-based learning to 5th and 6th graders on a gifted team Quest. He received his Masters Degree from the Ohio State University and has also acted in the capacity of adjunct professor in their teacher-trainer program. He lives in Pickerington, Ohio with his wife Nicki and two daughters Anna and Abby.