On this episode of the Ed Branding Podcast we have Lainie Rowell on with us. Lainie is an educator, international keynote speaker, and author. She is dedicated to building learning communities and her areas of focus include learner-driven design, social emotional learning, online/blended learning, and professional learning. During her more than 25 years in education, Lainie has taught elementary, secondary, and higher education. She also served in a district-level leadership position supporting 22,000 students and 1,200 teachers at 33 schools. Since 2014, Lainie has been a consultant for the Orange County Department of Education's Institute for Leadership Development. She is the author of Evolving with Gratitude, Bold Gratitude: The Journal Designed for You By You, the lead author of Evolving Learner, and a contributing-author of Because of a Teacher.