Dr. Eleazar Vasquez III is Director of the Toni Jennings Exceptional Education Institute and Associate Professor in the Exceptional Education program within the Department of Child, Family, and Community Sciences at the University of Central Florida. His current research focuses on the evaluation of academic and behavioral outcomes for students with disabilities and for students from cultural linguistic diverse backgrounds utilizing technology to enhance instruction. He has published several articles in the area of special education, rural education, technology, and teacher preparation. Further, he submitted and received external funding to support his research activities and has presented in state, national, and international conferences. Currently, he is collaborating with several faculty to develop innovative technologies for navigating issues related to disability.