Lisa Sullivan is the project coordinator at the MIND Institute at the University of California, Davis. Lisa recently completed the doctoral program in Learning and Mind Sciences at the School of Education at UC Davis. Her dissertation research examined the role of joint attention in learning and school readiness. During her graduate studies Lisa completed a year long study on the impact of an autism training program on teacher practice and competency. Lisa was also a Teacher Education Fellow at UC Davis, supervising middle school teachers in the credential program in the School of Education. She is a former classroom teacher specializing in using cooperative learning groups for student success. Her main area of interest is in working with educators to translate research into practice that will improve outcomes for all students.