Shelly Arneson is the author of four books - "Finding Mother’s Voice" (2015), "Building Trust in Teacher Evaluations" (2014),"Communicate and Motivate" (2011) and "Letting Go of K.C." (2011) and ASCD’s Educational Leadership just published an article of hers called Improving Teaching, One Conversation at a Time. She graduated with her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of West Florida in August of 2012, and she teaches at the university level and does consulting and training all over the country. Shelly and her husband, Dave, have three yellow Labs and currently live in Tucson, Arizona. The Labs help her write by leaning against her while she types on the computer. Shelly enjoys traveling and reading, in addition to writing and learning.