Maureen Picard Robins is an educational consultant, student teacher supervisor, and adjunct professor. She has worked as an English teacher, literacy staff developer, and assistant principal in a middle school in New York City. She is also a writer. She has published books such as Pressures of Teaching (Kaplan) and The Good Teacher Mentor (Teachers College Press), essays, and children’s books. She is currently working on a book about strategies for engaging virtual teaching and a collection of essays.