TeacherPlanBook.com was founded BY teachers, FOR teachers – with a technology innovator co-founder. Together, they bring the company the real-world teaching knowledge AND technology understanding that make TeacherPlanBook.com the most useful digital planner available.
Marc Leibowitz has more than 25 years of highly diverse experience in business development, sales and software development and as a successful entrepreneur and investor. As the father of school-age children, he has seen the necessity of improving the educational system, to teach the leaders of the future successfully. Marc’s team-oriented, hands-on leadership is building top-performing teams in TeacherPlanBook.com’s product development, sales and marketing.
Tiffany Condrill met Jay while working as a substitute teacher in the Central Islip School District. As a substitute teacher, Tiffany worked in many different classrooms, grade levels and saw many teaching styles, lesson plans and sometimes no lesson plans at all! This experience helped produce the marriage, not only of Jay and Tiffany themselves, but also of their TeacherPlanBook.com idea.
TeacherPlanBook.com’s Jay Condrill is in his 17th year as a teacher at Central Islip High School in Central Islip, New York. Frustrated with taking so much time away from teaching and family to create – then annually recreate – a lesson planner, Jay developed the outline for an online lesson planner that would eliminate wasted time, improve lesson planning and integrate curriculum standards. This was the birth of TeacherPlanBook.com.
Max Altolaguirre has more than 20 years of experience in Support, Development, Technical Sales and Management across numerous enterprise software companies. He has always had a passion for innovating and improving software from a technology and user friendliness standpoint. The unique opportunity to help transform the traditional education ecosystem to the Cloud brought him to TeacherPlanBook.com, where he heads software development and cloud solutions.
Mary Lacoste has 28 years of experience as the Director of Operations of a prominent, New York law firm and many years as a certified teen and family mediator. She grew up in a family of educators. Her great uncle was the principal of the only school in a small Long Island town back in the 1950's. Her father became the first principal of the junior high school as that same district grew to house eight separate schools. Mary's family has always been focused on improving the learning experience for both the students and teachers. This passion for education has been inherited by Mary who has become a true asset to TeacherPlanBook.com!
Mrs. Klimek’s career has included positions as a teacher, reading specialist, principal and assistant superintendent. She was a member of the Eastern Suffolk BOCES network team for Race to the Top in the areas of Inquiry Teaming and Teacher Evaluation. Her expertise lies in the use of data to inform instruction and create solutions for APPR with the use of data. Mrs. Klimek has provided consultant services to and presented workshops and other training sessions to over 50 school districts on Long Island and across New York State. In addition, Mrs. Klimek has been a founding member and an executive council member of the New York State Data Analysis Technical Assistance Group (DATAG).