Rita Stanziale, MAEd, is the Central Valley Campus and Academic Director for University of Phoenix. She has spent over 18 years in higher education holding diverse roles within academic affairs. Her experience includes academic management, leadership, and faculty development and coaching, Rita’s interests in academic topics such as mentorship, ethics and the ethical use of social media in instruction and practice have led her to co-present at national and international conferences. Most recent presentations include Women to Women Mentorship: A Tipping Point for Counselor Education, Hawaii International Conference on Educations, January 2022; Ethics and Social Media in Rehabilitation Counseling Programs, National Council on Rehabilitations Education Spring Conference, April 2019; and Safety in Cyberspace: Social Media Ethics for New Millennials, National Association of Multicultural Concerns Annual Conference, July 2018. She is currently a committee member for the 2023 UPCEA’s West Regional Salon.