Dr. Mary Kay Fulton is one of our consultants for this project. She has provided us with important information in regards to current and future changes in the educational arena. Her work experiences include 44 years with Kewanee Community District 229 as an elementary classroom teacher five years with Black Hawk East College from 1969-1974 and two years for the American College Testing Center at the University of Iowa from 1991-1993. She earned a B.S. in Education from Western Illinois University Master of Education from Western Illinois University Educational Specialist in Administration, Curriculum, and Supervision from Western Illinois University Post Graduate Certificate in Doctoral Studies for Leadership Studies, Policy Making, and Planning from the University of Iowa and a Juris Duris doctorate degree in law (1997) from Cambridge College, United Kingdom (England). Currently, Dr. Fulton is a substitute teacher and administrator for Cook and Knox counties. She spends time as a free lance grant writer for all levels of education and is currently the academic mentor for Bureau, Henry, and Stark Counties. In recent years, Dr. Fulton has done work for the U.S. Department of Education to assist school districts around the country to address and resolve challenging issues in our everchanging educational systems.