Mari Venturino is a middle school science teacher 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. She was awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching, and will spend spring 2022 in the Netherlands working on an inquiry research project. 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.