Amy J. Heineke, Ph.D.is Associate Professor of Education, Loyola University Chicago. Her work centers on preparing both pre-service and in-service teachers to promote disciplinary learning and language development of all students, with particular lenses on CLD students and ELs. She co-authored Using Understanding by Design in the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classroom
with Jay McTighe, who served as director of the Maryland Assessment Consortium. Abbie Eklund, Principal of Lincoln Elementary School, 2016 ASCD Emerging Leader.