Teresa Byington, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor/Specialist in Early Childhood Education for the University of Nevada, Reno Cooperative Extension. She loves being engaged in professional learning. She facilitates several Communities of Practice and Professional Learning Communities for leaders, trainers, coaches and teachers. She trains early childhood trainers and coaches. She developed the Reflective Strength-based Coaching Model. She enjoys presenting at local, state and national conferences. She is excited to be publishing her first book.