Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen, #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, are professional speakers who have dedicated their lives to enhancing the personal and professional development of others. Jack Canfield has a master's degree in education and was a classroom teacher in Chicago, Iowa and Massachusetts. For over thirty years, he has conducted training seminars in hundreds of school districts and educational associations around the world. He has coauthored books on self-esteem in the classroom and several curriculum guides. Mark Victor Hansen has also worked with teachers worldwide in his career as a motivational speaker.Canfield, Jack L. is the author of 'Chicken Soup for the Teacher's Soul Stories to Open the Hearts and Rekindle the Spirits of Educators', published 2002 under ISBN 9781558749788 and ISBN 1558749780.