MaryBeth Crissman

Content Marketing Manager

Location icon United States of America

A New Yorker (Ithaca is Gorges, after all!) by birth and a southerner by choice. I migrated south after 24 years in the North, and the weather made me stay.

A former teacher (12 years!) and a current social media and marketing hound, loving all things digital. My passion for writing and building community has led me to great success in the content marketing and social media world.

Portfolio
Performance Matters
Adventures in Microcredentials

A five-part blog series and complete eBook exploring how one school district has embraced micro-credentialing as a way to improve professional learning and increase teacher investment.

Performance Matters
08/14/2017
An Educator's Back to School Supply List

It's Back to School time, and everywhere you look there are are Back to School supply lists for students. What clothes they should buy, and what notebooks they'll need. The coolest locker decor and the must-have technology and accessories. But what about educators?

Performance Matters
08/30/2017
Top 10 Tools for Educators

It's Back to School time, and we've compiled a list of the Top 10 Tools that every educator should be using this year to make every minute count.

Performance Matters
06/20/2017
Online Professional Learning for Graduate Credit

Performance Matters and Literacy Solutions recently unveiled a new opportunity for our Premium Library subscribers: the ability to earn graduate credit for courses taken. Susan Ruckdeschel, Founder/CEO of Literacy Solutions and more, took a few moments to dig a little deeper into this unique opportunity.

Performance Matters
So you want to buy a PD solution ...

Implementing a district-wide solution for managing professional development is no easy task. And when you’re making such a significant financial decision that will aect your educators for years to come, you want to make sure you make the right choice and consider all of the factors that play a role in that decision. And, like most things in life, you want to know how much it’s going to cost because, especially in education, every penny matters.

GreenShield Organic | Greenology Products, Inc.
03/04/2015
Insight into Our Essential Oils

It's no secret that we use organic essential oils in our products. Last week we eased your mind about using our essential oil-enhanced products around your feline friends, and this week we're taking some time to tell you why we use these wonderful oils.

GreenShield Organic | Greenology Products, Inc.
02/25/2015
Essential Oils and Your Cat

Photo credit: Paddy and Dushi Essential oils have been around since the time of the ancient Egyptians and have been used ever since to reduce anxiety and inflammation, fight infection, heal burns, and in a variety of other manners.

GreenShield Organic | Greenology Products, Inc.
01/27/2015
Fabulous Fruit Leather!

My mom never bought us Fruit Roll-Ups when we were kids. As a child of the 80s, it was a terrible injustice, but she thought they were too sugary and too expensive. But her desire to keep our diets low in sugar didn't stop me from trading with friends at lunch.

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