Mark D. Putney is currently a K-4 Computer and Technology teacher in the Fredonia (New York) Central School District. Using the Keyboarding Without Tears program with his students. He learned about the Get Set For School and Handwriting Without Tears programs while teaching grades 1st through 5th during his first 20 years of teaching in the elementary classroom. He has both his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Elementary Education and Curriculum and Instruction from the State University of New York College at Fredonia. Mark was so inspired by what the Keyboarding Without Tears program was doing for his students that, after attending a workshop himself, he pursued an opportunity to teach all of the programs that Learning Without Tears has to offer. He has been a curriculum presenter for 10 years during his career, traveling throughout the United States, and ultimately has a passion to help teachers learn. Aside from his roles as teacher and presenter, Mark is also a husband and father. He and his wife, Melissa, have 4 children, Tyler, Emma, Ashton, and Graham.