Biography for Total Solution for the GED Test


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Reasoning Through Language Arts: Stacey Kiggins, M.S.
Stacey Kiggins is the English Department Chair at Thomas A. Edison High School in Fairfax County, Virginia, where she teaches IB Higher Level English and Speech and Debate. She received her B.A. in English Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and her M.S. in Initiatives in Educational Transformation from George Mason University. Ms. Kiggins was the 2010 Virginia Association of Communication Arts and Sciences Speech Teacher of the Year and the 2011 National Communication Association's National Speech Teacher of the Year.

Mathematical Reasoning: Stephen A. Reiss, M.B.A.
Stephen Reiss is the founder and owner of The Math Magician, a leading San Diego-based provider of supplementary mathematics instruction. His company specializes in seminar and private instruction, preparing students for a wide range of standardized tests including the GED® test. He earned his B.A. from Clark University and his M.B.A. from Arizona State University.

Science: Laurie A. Callihan, Ph.D.
Dr. Laurie Callihan is currently a Research Implementation and Curriculum Specialist at NYU Steinhardt Department of Teaching and Learning. She has taught Integrated Science at DeSoto Middle School, Arcadia, Florida, where she served as Science Department Head and Middle School Science Curriculum Coordinator. As such, she developed and presented professional development courses, mentored teachers, developed curriculum, and led changes to reform science teaching practices. At Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, Dr. Callihan supervised intern teachers of middle school science.

Social Studies: Lisa Gail Mullins, M.A.
Lisa Gail Mullins is an adult education teacher in the Hawkins County Schools, Rogersville, Tennessee, where she teaches all areas of the GED® test, as well as all areas of English as a Second Language and adult basic education and literacy. Ms. Mullins is also an adjunct professor at Walters State Community College, Morristown, Tennessee. She has logged a great many professional development hours with the Tennessee Adult Education Program. Ms. Mullins is a member of the Tennessee Association of Adult and Community Education, the Commission of Adult Basic Education, the Association of Adult Literacy Professional Development, the Adult Education National Credential Advisory Panel, and the Tennessee Adult Education ESOL Transition Task Force. She earned her B.S. and M.A. at East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee.

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