Kaye Hagler is an educational consultant who mentors teachers throughout the Southeast. She has been an educator for more than twenty years, teaching middle school gifted education and high school English as well as working as an elementary library media specialist and college adjunct instructor. A former journalist and freelance writer, Hagler holds a bachelor's degree in education from Georgia State University, a master's degree with a concentration in English from Troy University and postgraduate endorsement in gifted education from the University of Alabama. She received the 2012 Advancement of Alabama Literacy Award for outstanding contributions to the promotion of literacy in the writing process. She lives in Panama City Beach, Florida, and blogs at http://kayehagler.blogspot.com.