Kim L. Anderson's career path has been a diverse and divergent one. Prior to obtaining a graduate degree in social work from Washington University in St. Louis, she was a freelance writer, photographer and graphic artist with interests in "outsider art," expressions of oppression and liberation beyond conventional artistic borders or boundaries. After many years of private practice as a licensed clinical social worker, clinical supervisor and educator, Kim received a post-graduate certificate in art psychotherapy and now is a board certified art therapist. She is the author of Culturally Considerate School Counseling: Helping Without Bias , published by Corwin Press in 2010. Ms. Anderson presents her eclectic work at numerous local, regional and national events and venues, engaging her audience through compelling narrative, careful research, evocative experiences, and instructive storytelling. Read Kim Anderson's blogpost: http://niusileadscape.org/bl/ nbsp;and follow her on Twitter @kandersonlcsw!
Bonnie M. Davis is a veteran teacher of more than 30 years who is passionate about education. She has taught in middle schools, high schools, universities, homeless shelters, and a men’s prison. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including Teacher of the Year and the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. She holds a Ph.D. in English. Her publications include How to Teach Students Who Don’t Look Like You; How to Coach Teachers Who Don’t Think Like You; and The Biracial and Multiracial Student Experience: a Journey to Racial Literacy . Davis has presented at numerous national conferences and provides services to schools through her consulting firm, Educating for Change.