Shalece Kohnke, M.Ed., is a doctoral student in the College of Community Innovation and Education at the University of Central Florida (UCF). She holds a master’s degree in special education with concentration in learning behavior disorders from the University of Louisville. She is a former exceptional educator, who worked in collaborative and resource science settings at the high school level. The personal experiences with her own learning disabilities, lead her to the field of exceptional education. Her research interests relate to providing equal access to curriculum for students with disabilities, with special interest in science.