Judi Herm has been an educator for more than 30 years. As a teacher and a principal in elementary and middle schools, Judi Herm has always had a profound commitment to meeting all students’ learning needs and a deep belief that the key to student success lies in high-quality professional development. Devoted to the study and practice of school reform, Judi Herm has extensive training and consulting experience with K–12 administrators and teachers in widely diverse setting where her efforts have helped students and colleagues perform optimally. Judi Herm has experience with What Works in Schools, Building Academic Background Knowledge, and Classroom Management That Works. Judi Herm earned her bachelor’s degree from Smith College, a master’s degree in gifted education from the University of Denver, and an administrative certificate from the University of Colorado.