Jeff Crews, co-founder of BeyondtheChalk, received his bachelors degree from The University of Montana in Broad field science and biology. Jeff completed his master's in technology education from Lesley University and later received his Doctorate from The University of Montana in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis on science and technology. Jeff serves as adjunct faculty for Lesley University where he travels to different location around the country to teach masters' level classes to teachers pursuing an advanced degree. He also has serve as adjunct for The University of Montana where he taught the elementary science methods and the instructional technology courses. These experiences have reinforced the importance of sound professional development within our teaching corps both old and new.