Gail A. Cassidy started her career as a high school English teacher, worked for IBM Corporation as an instructor/manager/writer where she received the prestigious “Outstanding Contribution” award for her self-paced training program that was used worldwide. She then worked for an international training organization as an instructor and manager of instruction. She has written over 20 books related to education and personal development skills. Her current focus is on providing high school courses that guarantee acceptance and validation for every student. As a result of her many years of volunteer efforts in her community, she was recently inducted into her town’s Hall of Fame.