Mary Cay Ricci is a former elementary and middle school teacher, central office administrator, and adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins Graduate School of Education. She is also the NYT bestselling education author of Mindsets in the Classroom: Building a Growth Mindset Learning Community. She has also written other books about mindsets including: Ready to Use Resources for Mindsets in the Classroom, Nothing You Can't Do! The Secret Power of Growth Mindsets and co-authored Mindsets for Parents: Strategies to Encourage Growth Mindsets in Kids. She is currently a consultant and speaker and enjoys providing professional learning sessions across the United States and Canada.