Chris Taibbi has over 16 years’ experience in public education. He began his teaching career as an elementary school educator in a full-time center for gifted students; he then moved to teaching English at the high school level. Currently, Chris is a gifted resource specialist for elementary and middle schools in Roanoke, Virginia. He has co-taught graduate level university classes for those seeking to enter the teaching profession, and he has also served as a consultant for a variety of school districts on the East coast with an emphasis on differentiation of instruction. He has co-authored several books for teachers and received teaching awards for his own work in the classroom. In his free time, Chris enjoys juggling, reading, being a father and husband, and maintaining a YouTube channel where he posts his exploits as a hobbyist juggler. Chris graduated from the College of William and Mary and received a Masters in Teaching from Hollins University.