Bio: Samantha is a Middle School Principal. She has taught across multiple grade levels and subject areas in South Africa, Australia, Japan, Norway and currently the USA. Samantha started an international school a curriculum that was focused on authentic learning. Samantha creates engaging and challenging school environments . Samantha has made wholesale changes at her school ensuring a strong student centered culture. In particular, the interdisciplinary work has created a vibrant middle school. Samantha has presented at conferences in Australia and the USA and has a Masters in Children’s Literature. She is married with three teenage children.