Jay Mathews is the education columnist of the Washington Post. He has been with the Post 39 years. Aimee Gelnaw is the Director of Education for GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network and works with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) families. Finn Laursen is Executive Director of Christian Educators Association International. CEAI is a professional association for Christian Educators in both the public and private schools.