Diana St. Lifer, Education Writer — Diana writes about the ideas and best practices that are shared in our edLeader Panels so we can spread innovative and best practices to the education community. She is a professional writer and editor with more than 25 years’ experience. Prior to freelancing, she was part of the Communications team at Montclair State University (NJ), where she did public relations and oversaw the publication of several newsletters as well as the alumni magazine. Her past and current clients include Georgia Family Connection Partnership, Exponent Communications, NJ Advance Media, and SafeBee.com. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications, a post-B.A. certificate in child advocacy, and is an IPEC-certified professional life coach.