Dr. Lisa Dieker is a Professor and Lockheed Martin Eminent Scholar. She coordinates the doctoral program in special education and is Director of the Lockheed Martin Mathematics and Science Academy. She received her undergraduate and master's degree from Eastern Illinois University and her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. Her primary area of research focuses on collaboration between general and special education at the secondary level with a specific interest in the unique opportunities that exist in urban schools. She also has a passion for how technology and specifically virtual classrooms can be used to impact teacher preparation. Prior to UCF, she served for 9 years on the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her passion is conducting research that impacts the way general and special education teachers work together in middle and high school settings. She currently serves on numerous editorial review boards and is the Associate Editor for Teaching Exceptional Children, past co-editor of the Journal of International Special Needs Education and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Psychological and Educational Consulting. She is the author of The Co-Teaching Lesson Plan Book; Demystifying Secondary Inclusion; and a co-author of Teaching Children and Adolescents with special needs (5th Ed.). She is a featured presenter for two videos 7 Effective Strategies for Secondary Inclusion andWinning Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms.Rebecca A. Hines is Associate Professor in the Department of Child, Family and Community Sciences at the University of Central Florida. She has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Secondary Education at the Southeast Missouri State University. She was a teacher of students with emotional and severe emotional disorders, as well as a language arts teacher and team leader in Florida. She received her M.A. degree in Behavior Disorders and her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, both from the University of South Florida. Her publications include articles in numerous professional journals on topics such as assistive technology, middle level inclusion, behavior disorders and collaborative teaching. She has made many national presentations for such organizations as the Council for Exceptional Children, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the National Middle School Association and the Midsouth Technology conference. She has received numerous awards and participated in many funded research and grant projects.