Dr. Bonnie Billingsley is a professor at Virginia Tech and is a former special education teacher and administrator. Her research interests include principal leadership for inclusive schools, teacher retention, and supporting new special educators. She is a coauthor of Handbook of Leadership and Administration for Special Education and A Survival Guide for New Special Education Teachers. Her research findings about have appeared in journals such as Exceptional Children, The Journal of Special Education, Review of Educational Research, The Journal of Special Education Leadership, and Remedial and Special Education. She has collaborated about special education leadership and teacher development with numerous universities, State Departments of Education, and research groups over the past 25 years.