Quentin Suffren is the Chief Academic Officer at the Learning Institute (TLI) in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He leads the curriculum and professional development teams that directly support school administrators, program coordinators and classroom teachers. Before assuming this role, he served as a literacy curriculum specialist and managed a comprehensive K-12 English Language Arts curriculum and assessment program. He was also the lead writer/editor of TLI’s online publication, The Learning Curve. Previously, Quentin has worked as a project manager for the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, as a curriculum coach at Hot Springs School District, and as a humanities instructor at the Arkansas School for mathematics, sciences and the arts.