Dr. Denise Harshbarger holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, a Master’s degree in Science Education, and a Doctorate in Education with a focus in Curriculum and Instruction. She is a published author and maintains a social media presence as an influencer in education circles. Her experiences include coaching, curriculum design, teaching and learning, and program design and evaluations. Denise has a passion for working with diverse populations of students. She served as an administrator in a Title 1 school during her time in K-12, and has extensive experience with implementing (and coaching others in implementing) strategies to help all students to be successful. Her current research interests include establishing best practices in online learning and developing aspiring leaders.