Jim Lane, Ed.D. served as a public school educator for 37 years as an English teacher, district language arts supervisor, and middle school assistant principal and principal. He holds a BA in English-Mass Communications Education, an MA in English, and an MEd and EdD in Educational Leadership. He has worked with the University of Phoenix since 2006 in various roles, including the associate research chair of the Center for Professional Responsibility in Education, research fellow in the Center for Education and Instructional Technology, reviewer for the Dissertation to Publication workshop, and member of the Research Methodology SIG. He is a faculty member in the ACCESS program, facilitating doctoral courses and serving dissertation committees as panel validator.