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Erik M. Francis

Author, Educator, Speaker

Erik M. Francis

Erik M. Francis, M.Ed., M.S. is an author, educator, and speaker who specializes in teaching and learning that promotes cognitive rigor and college and career readiness. He is the author of Now THAT'S a Good Question! How to Promote Cognitive Rigor Through Classroom Questioning published by ASCD. He is also the owner of Maverik Education LLC, providing academic professional development and consultation to K-12 schools, colleges, and universities on how to develop inquiry-based learning environments and deliver inquiry-driven educational experiences that engage and encourage students to demonstrate higher order thinking and communicate depth of knowledge. Erik's professional development seminars and workshops have been featured at national, state, and regional education conferences hosted by organizations such as ASCD, Learning Forward, the College Board, the New Teacher Center, the Southern Region Education Board, the Association for Middle Level Education, and the National Association for Gifted Children. In 2018, Erik was one of the keynote speakers and a featured presenter at the Confruatute Summer Institute hosted by the Renzulli Center for Creativity, Gifted Education, and Talent Development at the University of Connecticut. He has also presented seminars, training, and workshop experiences to educators in Canada and Singapore. Erik has been an educator for over twenty years, working as a middle and high school teacher, administrator, and an education program specialist in the Title I Unit and Office of English Language Acquisition Services of the Arizona Department of Education. He has worked with teachers and students at all grade levels and in subject areas. He also has extensive experience working with schools, staff, and students from academic and socioeconomic populations including English language learners, gifted and talented students, and special education students.

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Erik M. Francis, M.Ed., M.S. is an author, educator, and speaker who specializes in teaching and learning that promotes cognitive rigor and college and career readiness.  He is the author of Now That’s a Good Question! How to Promote Cognitive Rigor Through Classroom Questioning published by ASCD.  He is also the owner of Maverik Education LLC, providing academic professional development and consultation on increasing student achievement, teacher effectiveness, overall school performance, and college and career readiness.  He works with K-12 schools on developing learning environments and delivering educational experiences that challenge students to demonstrate higher order thinking and communicate depth of knowledge.  His professional development seminars and workshops have been featured at national, state, and regional education conferences hosted by organizations such as ASCD, Learning Forward, the College Board, the New Teacher Center, the Southern Region Education Board, the Association for Middle Level Education, and the National Association for Gifted Children. 


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