Brian Sztabnik created the Talks With Teachers podcast, www.aplithelp.com, and #aplitchat on Twitter. He has taught English Language Arts for 11 years in middle schools, high schools, the inner city and the suburbs. He is currently the lead English teacher at a high school on Long Island, where he teaches AP Literature and Composition, Creative a Writing, and Public Speaking. He is the College Board advisor for AP Literature and was a 2015 Bammy! nominee for Education Commentor/ Blogger. He spent 10 years as a varsity basketball coach but now spends his time as a devoted father.