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Acknowledgements

The Ohio Reading Road Trip is produced by ThinkTV - Greater Dayton Public Television in collaboration with the following individuals and organizations.

ThinkTV Project Team
Gloria Skurski, Executive Producer
Steph Beaver, Project Manager
Shannon Doyne, Content Development Manager
Erin Burke, Project Coordinator

Content Development
Jenifer Burns, Stivers School for the Arts, Dayton, Ohio
Brianna Doyal, Oakwood Junior High School, Oakwood, Ohio
Stephenie Erickson, Blanchester Middle School, Blanchester, Ohio
Jill Heck, New Carlisle Middle School, New Carlisle, Ohio
Eva Makstutis, Stivers School for the Arts, Dayton, Ohio

Academic Content Standards Advisor
Pat Coon-Knochelmann, Ed.D., Language Arts Coordinator, Northwest Local School District

Teacher Advisory Panel
Linda Amspaugh, Ph.D., Professor of Teacher Education, University of Cincinnati
Angela Beumer-Johnson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Teacher Education, Wright State University
Jenifer Burns, Stivers School for the Arts, Dayton, Ohio
Brianna Doyal, Oakwood Junior High School, Oakwood, Ohio
Stephenie Erickson, Blanchester Middle School, Blanchester, Ohio
Jill Heck, New Carlisle Middle School, New Carlisle, Ohio
Eva Howard, Preble-Shawnee Middle School, Camden, Ohio
Linda Goedeking, Spinning Hills Middle School, Riverside, Ohio
Eva Makstutis, Stivers School for the Arts, Dayton, Ohio
Dan Myers, Spinning Hills Middle School, Riverside, Ohio
Audrey Takacs, Trotwood-Madison Middle School, Trotwood, Ohio

Video Production
Richard Wonderling, Producer
Shawn Brady, Producer ("Paul Laurence Dunbar Biography")
Julie Davis, Producer ("A Tale of Two Mountains")
Steph Beaver, Producer ("Court-Ordered Busing")
Richard Nordstrom, Videographer, Lighting Director
Joe Crane, Location Audio
Mindi Lee, On-line Editor
Keith Rentz, Audio Technician (Rita Dove reading)
Linda Early, Lighting Technician (Rita Dove reading)

Website Development
Joanne Grueter, CET, Cincinnati
Lisa Murtha, Writer
Jacqueline McGee, Researcher
Michelle Kramer. Copy Editor
Judy Shertok, Artist

Special Thanks To
Sharon Draper
Rita Dove
Toni Morrison
Rosemary Thurber
Kate Templeton Fox, Ph.D., Ohioana Library Association
Charlotte Jones, Dayton Daily News Reference Library
Pamela Faust, Thurber House
Nancy Mack, Associate Professor of English, Wright State University
Ohio Historical Society
Montgomery County Historical Society
Absolutely Archives
Historic Film Archive
NBC News Archives
Wright State Libraries Special Collections and Archives
Black Hills aerial footage courtesy of South Dakota Public Television
Crazy Horse Memorial footage courtesy of Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation
Maps AAA; used by permission

Ohio Reading Road Trip is produced by ThinkTV Network - Greater Dayton Public Television in partnership with CET, Cincinnati. Cooperating agencies include the Ohio Arts Council, The Mazer Corporation, the public television stations of Ohio, and educational technology agencies of Ohio.

The Ohio Reading Road Trip project is made possible by a grant from the Ohio Educational Telecommunications Network Commission (OET) in support of the Ohio SchoolNet Initiative.

For information, contact:
ThinkTV
110 South Jefferson Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402
937-220-1600
www.ThinkTV.org

© 2004 ThinkTV Network - Greater Dayton Public Television
All rights reserved. Permission to reproduce print materials is hereby granted by ThinkTV to teachers for classroom use upon acquisition of the Ohio Reading Road Trip Instructor's Guide.