Garnet Hillman is a former Instructional Coach in Deerfield, IL and also previously served as a High School World Language instructor. She has been an educator for fifteen wonderful years. Garnet enjoys working with new technology to differentiate instruction and connect with the students on a whole new level. One of her many responsibilities is working with teachers to improve instructional practice and grading policies. A passionate educator, Garnet has extensively researched and executed standards based learning and grading in her classroom to maximize student growth and achievement. Garnet’s primary area of expertise and support with FIRST includes: assessment, grading, instructional coaching and feedback.