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About the Author
KAITLIN ROIG-DeBELLIS is the founder and Executive Director of the non-profit Classes 4 Classes, Inc., and an inspirational speaker for teachers and organizations across the country. Previously, she was a first-grade teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Roig-DeBellis contributes to a biweekly educational blog for The Huffington Post and has been honored as a Glamour magazine Woman of the Year and a L’Oréal Paris Woman of Worth. In 2013 she received two honorary doctorates, and the Dedicated Teacher Award from the Chicago International Conference on Education.