Linda De Ivernois, Ed.D./Educational Leadership, is a doctoral program course developer and online instructor at Delaware Valley University. She also serves as a subject matter expert (SME) for PLS 3rdLearning. Before moving to Washington, Linda served 34 years as an educator and administrator in Pennsylvania. She is a past president of Learning Forward PA and was a vital member of the state’s Strategic Leadership Council (SLC), which was designed to facilitate ongoing communication between the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and educational stakeholders. This council helped to develop an awareness of PDE initiatives, identify potential challenges, and celebrate successes. Linda’s commitment for improving instruction and professional learning led her to obtain her doctorate in which she focused on the impact that instructional coaching has on teaching and learning. She has been a member of NSDC/Learning Forward since 2002.