Lynne Celli Nicholas Young

Lynne M. Celli, PhD, has devoted her career to education at all levels spanning more than 30 years. She earned her Ph.D. from Boston College in Curriculum, Instruction, and Administration, an M.Ed. from Boston College in Curriculum, Instruction, and Administration, and a BA from Clark University in Sociology/Education. She has been a teacher, professor, principal, superintendent of schools, and chair of a graduate program. Dr. Celli currently works with doctoral students in education; and her primary research interests are connected to the intersection between high quality teaching strategies and student learning styles. Dr. Celli has authored two books on this subject, various articles on educational leadership issues, and presented on various contemporary educational issues and challenges at regional, state and national professional conferences. She is committed to helping prepare the next generation of teachers, professors and educational leaders at all levels.

Nicholas D. Young, PhD, EdD, has worked in diverse educational roles for more than twenty years, including superintendent of schools, principal, director of student services, graduate professor, and higher education administrator. He holds numerous degrees from Austin Peay State University, Westfield State University, Western New England University, Union Institute & University, and American International College, including a PhD in Educational Administration and an EdD in Educational Psychology. Dr. Young was the former President of the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents and was named the Massachusetts Superintendent of the Year for 2010. He completed a distinguished Fulbright Program focused on the Japanese educational system and has been a regular presenter at state, national, and international conferences for many years, and worked as a consultant for a wide range of educational and related organizations. Dr. Young has also published numerous articles and co-authored or co-edited several academic and children’s books. Furthermore, he has served for more than 29 years in the U.S. Army Reserves, where he currently holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and is assigned as the Chief of Staff of the 804th Medical brigade, located in Ayer, MA.

Drs Celli and Young have also written two books together: Learning Style Perspectives and  Collapsing Educational Boundaries.