Beth Smith Feger received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in Early Childhood Education. Dr. Feger works with preservice teacher education for grades EC-6 with ESL certification. She is proud to have completed her education degree from the same program where she currently works as a cohort coordinator and clinical assistant professor. Prior to returning to UT for her graduate work, she taught elementary school for 8 years in Austin. Currently, Dr. Feger teaches undergraduate methods courses EDC 371G: Teaching Young Children and EDC 331C: School Organization & Classroom Management coupled with coordinating the field placement experiences and preparation of UT elementary preservice teachers, with an emphasis on preparing new teachers for engaging and motivating learners in classrooms of inclusive and diverse student populations.