Anita Woolfolk Hoyreceived her BA Magna Cum Laude in 1969 from the University of Texas at Austin, with a major in Psychology and a minor in Chemistry. In 1972 she was awarded a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the same university. From 1973 to 1993 she was on the faculty of the Department of Educational Psychology (Chair 1990-1993) of the Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University. Currently she is a Professor in the College of Education, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Her professional offices include Vice-President for Division K (Teaching & Teacher Education) of the American Educational Research Association and President of Division 15 (Educational Psychology) of the American Psychological Association. Currently, she is editor of Theory Into Practice, a journal that provides multiple perspectives and scholarly discussions of issues that concern educators. Professor Woolfolk Hoy has published research in the areas of teacher cognition, student perceptions of teachers, teachersrsquo; beliefs, student motivation, and the application of educational psychology to teaching. Her work appears in theJournal of Educational Psychology, American Educational Research Journal, Review of Research in Education, Teaching and Teacher Education, the Elementary School Journal, Action in Teacher Education, Teachers College Record,Educational Researcher, and theEducational Psychologist. Her text,Educational Psychology( Allyn and Bacon ), is in its 10th edition and is the most widely read introduction to educational psychology in the field. She is married to Wayne K. Hoy , the Novice Fawcett Chair in Educational Administration at The Ohio State University. Together have completed the 3rd edition ofnbsp;Instructional Leadership: A Research-Based Guide to Learning in Schools(Allyn & Bacon) andnbsp; conduct research on teacher and school efficacy. They have three children:nbsp; Wayne, President of Advanced Software Products ; Kelly, a teachernbsp; at The Phillips Brooks School in Menlo Park, CA; and Liz, a student in Columbus, OH. Their insights about education are frequently volunteered and greatly appreciated.