Barry Saide has taught 2nd, 3rd, and 5th grade in three different New Jersey school districts. He has been teaching for 13 years, the last 11 at Mount Prospect School in Bernards Township where he currently directs the Before/After School Care program. Saide has written and built curriculum in all subjects and been a grade-level leader. Mary K. Tedrow, M.Ed. NBCT is Director of the Shenandoah Valley Writing Project and has been a teacher for 25 years.