Diane Jackson is Program Development Director for Coaching 101 and the Michigan Coaches Institute. She has over 35 years experience in education and curriculum development, has extensive training and facilitation experience locally and nationally, and has practiced as a cognitive coach. Dr. Jackson served as a Program Supervisor/Least Restrictive Environment Specialist in the Office of Specialized Student Services for the Detroit Public Schools. In that role she was responsible for designing, organizing, presenting, and facilitating professional development for access to the general education curriculum. She has been a peer coach to general education and special education teachers in the language arts, and a staff development specialist, teacher, and coordinator for The Detroit Efficacy Elementary and Middle School City-Wide Program, as well as an adjunct professor at Wayne State University. Diane spent nine years as a national trainer and education consultant for The Efficacy Institute in Lexington, Massachusetts. She holds degrees in Special Education and Instructional Technology. Her Ph.D. is in Curriculum and Instruction with a cognate in Educational Psychology.