Dr. Summer Koltonski is an assistant professor of Education Studies at Stephen F. Austin State University where she teaches undergraduate courses on teaching exceptional children and graduate assessment courses. Summer earned her B.S. in Kinesiology and M.Ed. in Special Education from Stephen F. Austin State University where she continued coursework and achieved her educational diagnostician certification. Summer earned her Ph.D. in School Psychology from Stephen F. Austin State University. She is a certified teacher in Texas and Louisiana and she holds national certifications as an Educational Diagnostician and School Psychologist. Her research and scholarship examine teaching exceptional children, effective teaching practices, applied behavior analysis, and assessment. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, husband, and dogs. They especially enjoy spending time outdoors, hunting, and fishing. We are excited to welcome Dr. Koltonski to the NCED Board of Directors as the new Professional Development Chair! Her three year term on the board began on July 1, 2023.