Cecelia Doyle is the early learning coordinator at South Washington County Public Schools in Minnesota where she coaches more than 30 preschool teachers in best practices to close the opportunity gap. She was dean of the school of education at Rasmussen College where she grew the program from 4 to 24 campuses and nationally online while innovating a workforce credentialing program that celebrated 3,000 early childhood graduates. While there she was selected Master Leader in Education in recognition of leadership in making a difference for children, families, and communities (Exchange Magazine). She has served as a professor at the University of Minnesota, Concordia University, and Metropolitan State University. She earned her Doctorate in education – adult learning from the University of Minnesota where she studied young immigrants' school experiences and the impact on mainstream teachers.