Emily Bergquist has enjoyed ten years in the field of education. She transitioned from the Phoenix public school system to Grand Canyon University in 2010 to serve both the online and traditional campus in the College of Education. Emily is currently a manager of Online Full-Time Faculty, an instructor of both online and traditional ground classes, as well as a researcher, writer, and continuing scholar. She is currently working on her Ph.D. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Cognition and Instruction from Grand Canyon University. Emily has written several articles in the area of online education and has presented at regional, national and international conferences on topics ranging from social media in the classroom to classroom assessment in the online modality. Recently, in recognition of her work in the field of research and education, she was recently awarded the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award from Grand Canyon University.