Anne Rullan, Ed.D., is a retired Assistant Superintendent from a public-school district. She has served as president of the Suffolk County Elementary Principals Association and reviewed educational books for the National Association of Elementary Principals. As a former adjunct at Dowling College for the administration leadership program, she has taught courses in Curriculum Development, Personnel, and Educational Research. Her research looked at the relationship of the leadership characteristics to the implementation of reading strategies and how that effects student learning. In her new role of professional development consultant, Dr. Rullan seeks ways to meet the specific needs of districts to reach their learning goals.