Allison Zmuda is going on 19 years as a full-time education consultant specializing in curriculum, assessment, and instruction.
In the midst of Covid-19, Allison has launched a new set of services to help schools continue productive learning while rightfully focusing on the health and safety of students and teachers. She is working with districts and schools to identify an area of focus, design together, and evaluate learning impact.
She has also recently launched a new initiative, Habits Personalized, with longtime friend and mentor, Bena Kallick, that combines Habits of Mind and personalized learning. Habits Personalized provides coaching services along with Processes & Practices (P&P) Downloadable PDF Toolkits, which are designed for today's 'classroom' -- taking into account COVID-19 short-term disruptions and the long-term future of school.
Since 2001, Allison has co-authored 10 books, her most recent being The Quest for Learning (Solution Tree), co-authored with Marie Alcock and Michael Fisher and released October 2017, and Students at the Center: Personalized Learning and Habits of Mind (ASCD) co-authored with Bena Kallick, which was released January 2017.
In addition to her consulting work, Allison curates learningpersonalized.com, a website community comprised of her writing and that of colleagues and other educators. She has also developed a series of online personalized learning courses with Bena Kallick, available on Eduplanet21.
Allison lives in Virginia Beach, VA with her husband and two teenage children. You can follow Allison on Twitter (@allison_zmuda), Facebook, LinkedIn, or reach her via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.