Dr. Susan Ward-Roncalli, Los Angeles Unified School District, is a veteran teacher with over 30 years of experience as a secondary English Language Arts instructor. She was a National Board- Certified Teacher and has presented at conferences on service learning and social emotional learning nationally and internationally. Dr. ward-Roncalli served on the California team for the CASEL Collaborating States Initiative and was a member of the Social Emotional Learning National Practitioner’s Advisory Group. She also served on the California State SEL Policy Workgroup. Susan is also a member of the Board of Directors for the National Youth Leadership Council. She recently completed her doctorate at Claremont Graduate University, her dissertation topic was Using Student Voice to Identify Promising Practices in SEL.