Irv Richardson is currently the Coordinator for Public Education and School Support at NEA- New Hampshire. In this role, he provides professional learning opportunities for New Hampshire educators. Irv also teaches at Southern New Hampshire University in the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program. He has worked as a elementary classroom teacher, a principal, and as a senior consultant for TBA Consulting Group working extensively with states on projects such as Teacher Quality Enhancement grants, consulting with state department of education (New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Hawaii), working on educator induction, developing leadership standards, working on the committee to write the 2011 InTASC standards and the InTASC learning progressions. Irv was Maine’s Teacher of the Year in 1988 and received a National Educator Award from the Milken Foundation in 1993.