Carol Roberts is a professor at the University of La Verne, where she teaches in the Organizational Leadership Doctoral Program. She advises doctoral students, chairs dissertations, and teaches a variety of leadership courses, primarily in personal leadership, communication, conflict, and coaching. Carol is a speaker, consultant, and seminar leader specializing in organizational and team development, strategic planning, conflict resolution, coaching, and personal mastery. She has been a consultant and trainer for the Administrator Trainer Center and Effective Schools Program, the California School Leadership Academy, and the California School Boards Association. She received her doctoral degree in planning, policy, and administration from the University of Southern California. Carol served on the executive board for the Southern Counties Women in Educational Management and was awarded its Woman of the Year award.