Martin Kelly is a former Australian teacher and principal, and has provided literacy consultancy and staff development services to schools in New York City, New York State, New Jersey and Pennsylvania from 1998 through 2007. After a stint back in Australia schools Martin made his permanent home in New York City in 2009. He has continued in his role of providing mentor support to educators and helping to facilitate their professional growth in teaching and learning practice. As part of his role, Martin has designed and lead workshops for teachers, coaches, principals and instructional teams in elementary, middle and high schools. Martin especially likes working with teachers in their classrooms to support, demonstrate and coach, in order to help students and their teachers find success and joy in their daily work together.