About the Author
Doctors Publishing Group: Dr. Sybil DeVeaux is a professor of management at the Empire State College where she also mentors undergraduate students. She holds papers from Cambridge University (GCE) with a distinction in English Literature; a teacher’s certificate from Mico Teacher’s College, Jamaica; a BA from Baruch College, New York; a Master’s degree (MA) from Brooklyn College, New York; and a doctorate in Leadership Management from the University of Phoenix, Arizona. *** Dr. Andy Elliott is an upper elementary teacher at Pedley Elementary School in the Jurupa Unified School District. He has a Master’s Degree in Special Education and an Administrative Services Credential. As of June 2008, he accomplished his final education goal and completed his doctorate in Educational Leadership.*** Dr. Leilani Longa is a healthcare professional with over 12 years of experience in hospital and clinic operations. Dr. Longa holds a Master’s Degree in Management from Hawaii Pacific University and a Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership from the University of Phoenix.*** Dr. Melanie Magruder has more than 16 years of leadership experience in corporate business, mentoring and coaching, corporate training, community and social outreach, inspirational speaking, and workshop facilitation. Dr. Magruder received her BS degree in Computer Information Systems from Saint Leo University, an MBA in Healthcare Management, and Doctorate in Management of Organizational Leadership from the University of Phoenix. *** Dr. Cheryl Szyarto is certified as a public school principal as well as a teacher of the Handicapped (grades K-12) and an elementary teacher (grades K-8) in New Jersey. She holds a B.A. in psychology and an M.A. Ed. in Elementary /Special Education from Rutgers University (NJ); she has served as a Princeton University (NJ) teacher scholar, and earned her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from The University of Phoenix (AZ). *** Dr. Ed S. Turner III is the author of Increasing Employee Involvement. Dr. Turner is a retired Army Colonel with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Trinity University, a master’s degree in Organizational Communication from the University of Northern Colorado, a Master of Military Science from the Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, a doctorate in Military Science, Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, and a doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership from The University of Phoenix.