Amy Laura Dombro, M.S., creates resources for teachers, family support professionals, and community leaders. Former head of the Bank Street Infant and Family Center, Amy works with and for national organizations to translate complex information so that it is engaging and easy to use. In addition, she often documents stories of successes, challenges, and lessons learned so that readers can benefit from the experiences of others. Her publications include The Power of Observation; Smart Start in Action; and Honoring Our Babies and Toddlers, a guide for caring professionals working with military families. Judy Jablon, M.S., is an educator and author with more than 30 years of experience in early childhood and primary education. Originally a teacher, Judy is grounded in theory and practice that emphasize child development, observation, critical thinking, and experiential learning. Judy provides facilitation, leadership coaching, and training to a wide range of educational institutions and agencies. She has coauthored numerous publications, including Observation: The Key to Responsive Teaching; The Power of Observation; and The Work Sampling System. Charlotte Stetson, M.Ed., brings more than 20 years of experience as a teacher of young children to her current work as a consultant and author. She has worked with early childhood teachers, coaches, and administrators in a wide variety of settings to implement best practices in the areas of classroom environment, curriculum content, teacher-child interactions, and observation-based assessment. She is a coauthor of Observation: The Key to Responsive Teaching; Winning Ways to Learn; The Creative Curriculum Study Starters; and the DVD The Creative Curriculum in Action!