Kendra Tyler received her B.A. in History from Chico State as well as her HSS and ELA Credential. She received her M.A. in Education with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction from Western Governors University. She taught 7th and 8th grade World and US History for three years before taking a position as a History Social Science, ELA, and Educational Technology Consultant at Tehama County Department of Education in Red Bluff where she has worked for the last three years. She also currently works as the Region 2 History Social Science Lead on the CLIC Project and Region 2 CISC HSS Lead, she has built a community of over 100 HSS teachers who are partnering with local history organizations and county offices to utilize Common Core strategies, the Universal Design for Learning Framework, and the HSS Framework to implement best instruction in classrooms. Kendra is also on the board for North State CUE and is a certified Google trainer who has presented at various Educational Technology conferences around the country.