Mark Wise is a supervisor of curriculum and instruction in West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District in NJ. Previously, he taught high school history and government and ran on his students’ platform for US Senate. Mark has been recognized as NJ's Visionary Supervisor of the Year along with receiving CTAUN’s Best Practices Award his design work for middle school students to engage in solving global development challenges. As well, he has written for frequently for Educational Leadership and Edutopia. He is also a huge fan of 80s new wave, 70s funk, and wishes he could actually play the bass.