Suzanne Kucharczyk is the site coordinator at the FPG Child Development Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Suzanne began her work with children with autism and their families in elementary, middle school and high school classrooms. Suzanne has continued to work closely with classrooms as she has moved to work at the program, school and other organizational levels. Over the years, her work has focused on the professional development of education providers and the development of organizational supports for the implementation of effective practices. She received her bachelors and masters from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Special Education and Educational Policy Studies. She is completing her dissertation at Teachers College, Columbia University in Adult Learning and Leadership. Her study explores how schools are implementing an inclusive educational model program for children with autism through organizational learning and knowledge sharing.