Monique Childress has been in the education field for 13 years and enjoys incorporating technology within her lessons. Currently, she is working as a teacher in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Monique enjoys assisting KDSL Global with their conferences and events and has been since 2013. As a volunteer teacher fellow, she will collaborate with the team to develop innovative programs and materials and contribute to professional learning opportunities. Monique has been involved in many KDSL Global initiatives such as Cognitive Coaching and she has hosted Real Men Read UAE literacy volunteers in her classroom. C. Monique Childress received her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Tuskegee University in the United States of America. Monique has been working on her Master’s from Troy University in Adult Education with a concentration of Instructional Technology.