Meet the ASTROBRIGHTS® Bright Minds!
Not only are they experts in teaching, the Bright Minds proudly inspire learning through COLOR every single day! As Astrobrights ambassadors, they share their bright ideas with teachers everywhere through their blogs and special projects.
Marine is currently a fifth grade teacher who has previously taught second, third, sixth, and eighth grade. She has also served as an instructional coach, English Language Development coach, and Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports coach for her district, as well as the Head Teacher for her school site. Marine enjoys working with teachers through professional development and mentorship, all while continuously learning new, effective methods to implement in her daily teaching. She is also the author of the blog “Tales from a Very Busy Teacher" and her favorite Astrobrights color is Lunar Blue™. She lives in Southern Idaho with her two amazing boys and supportive husband.
From Southern California, Michelle is a passionate teacher who has taught grades K-5th. In her 11 years of teaching she has developed a love for creating an engaging classroom environment where all students are encouraged to develop emotionally, socially, and intellectually. Michelle is also a teacher author at Apples and ABC’s where she shares teaching tips, teacher style, and curriculum for the primary classroom and her favorite Astrobrights color is Fireball Fuchsia™. Come find her on Instagram at @applesandabcs and @targetteachers.
Ashley is a 3rd grade teacher in Texas! Her goal is to provide tools to “help teachers keep their students engaged and in love with learning”. Check out her blog, Teach Create Motivate for endless resources that can engage your students! Her favorite Astrobrights color is Lunar Blue™.
Chelsey is a STEAM and Art teacher for grades K-2 in New Jersey. She’s passionate about providing creative ideas for the classroom, tips on hand lettering and colorful DIY projects on her Instagram Account, @hipsterartteacher. And of course, her favorite Astrobrights color is Pulsar Pink™. When she’s not teaching, she's creating custom, hand-lettered items for teachers all over the globe.
You may know Megan Polk as “Miss P” from her blog, “Miss P’s Style!” Being an educator since 2006, she loves the feeling of helping others learn and empowering them with independence. Megan is focused on creating interactive tools and engaging assignments for teachers to provide to their students. She loves using Astrobrights colors to enhance her resources in her classroom! Follow along on instagram at @missps_style.