Peggy Ashbrook—early childhood science teacher and teacher-mentor, The Early Years columnist and blogger for the National Science Teachers Association and author of Science Is Simple. Beth Davis is a National Board Certified Teacher holding a Master's Degree and an Ed. Specialist Degree in Elementary Education as well as a an Early Childhood Certification. She was an elementary science lab teacher for 17 years and has been the owner and science teacher at Kids For Kids Academy. Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed., with over 20 years experience in the field of early childhood education as a teacher, director, curriculum writer, and music director. Blog: Teach Preschool.