Calvalyn achieved her Masters in Educational Counseling degree from Indiana University in 2013. She has experience as a licensed school counselor, social worker, home based therapist and currently practices as a Trauma-informed Coach and educational consultant. In 2014, Calvalyn is a nationally published author, a sought after speaker and advocate for equity in education. Her books, Drag ‘Em Kicking and Screaming: You 7 Step Action Plan to At-Risk Student Success and Authentically Engaged Families have been used to support thousands of educators around the globe. Calvalyn is passionate about bridging the gap between school and home for all students. She has experience with special education, behavior improvement plans, and motivational interviewing.