Pat Flynn taught on both the elementary and the secondary levels. He has been a Language Arts Coordinator, a Title I Coordinator, a Resource Room Teacher, a Labor Relations Specialist, and an Associate in Educational Services for the NYS United Teachers union. He represented teachers regarding the development of the NYS Learning Standards, student assessment, and school accountability system; additionally, he served on State councils, including those dealing with Career and Occupational Education.
Don Mesibov is currently working with school districts across New York state as an educational consultant and a staff developer. Along with co-author Pat Flynn, he founded The Institute for Learning Centered Education and its annual Summer Constructivist Design Conference, which focus on Constructivist theory and its practical classroom application, in 2005.
Dr. Paul Vermette has been a professional educator since 1971. He has served as a teacher and supervisor of Social Studies in public and parochial schools in New York and New Jersey and has been at Niagara University in a full-time capacity since 1985. He has authored (or coauthored) three texts on learning from teaching and is the author or over twenty articles on the topics of constructivism, cooperative learning and concept learning. At N.U., Vermette teaches courses in instructional methods, curriculum planning, teaching for diversity and has played a role in the development of the CCTL, a committee that has been instrumental in the creation of the "active & integrated" philosophy that marks the institution's commitment to quality teaching.