Mari Venturino is a 7th grade science and AVID teacher at Mar Vista Academy in San Diego, CA. She is a Google For Education Certified Trainer and Innovator, a Google Certified Educator Levels 1 & 2, Apple Teacher, Leading Edge Certified in Online and Blended Instruction, and a National Board Certified Teacher. Mari was awarded the CUE Outstanding Emerging Teacher of the Year and ISTE Emerging Leader awards in 2017, and is a member of the ASCD Emerging Leader Class of 2018. Mari is the editor of Fueled by Coffee and Love, a collection of real stories by real teachers. She is currently working toward her EdD at Boise State University.