The Editors: Roberto A. Peña earned his B.A. in English and his B.S. in secondary education from Buffalo State College and
the State University of New York College at Buffalo respectively. Peña obtained his Ph.D. in educational leadership and policy
studies from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Following work as an English teacher and administrator in Buffalo, New
York, he was a professor in higher education, and currently teaches at Seattle University in the College of Education’s Educational
Kristin Guest earned her B.A. in speech and French and her B.S. in secondary education from the University
of Minnesota, and her M.A. in speech communications and her Ph.D. in school psychology from the University of Wisconsin at
Madison. Following work as a school psychologist in Wisconsin and New Hampshire, she has taught for over twenty-five years
at Seattle University.
Lawrence Y. Matsuda earned his B.A. in speech education, his M.A. in educational administration,
and his Ph.D. in higher education from the University of Washington. He has been a junior high school language arts teacher,
a university counselor, a state level administrator, school district administrator, K-6, middle school, and K-8 principal,
and an assistant superintendent in the Seattle public schools. Matsuda is currently Visiting Professor in the College of Education
at Seattle University and an independent educational consultant working in the areas of school remodeling and student assignment.