Dr. Micki Abercrombie-Donahue holds an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Montana State University-Bozeman. At Point Loma Nazarene University she serves as an Assistant Professor of Education. She teaches Foundations of Education, Language Acquisition, Literacy, Multicultural Education, and Social Justice. Micki has facilitated professional development opportunities for educators working in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms in Montana, Washington, and California. Micki continues to research the role of language, culture, and identity in shaping student educational experiences in schools. Her work has been used by Montana and other states to inform the implementation of instructional models that promote equality of educational opportunities for all students.