Debra Bell, a former high school and college English teacher, together with her husband Kermit home educated their four kids K-12. After homeschooling, she completed a Ph.D. in educational psychology at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. This “retired” homeschool mom of 4 is author of the Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling and the Ultimate Homeschool Planner series, founder of co-ops, curriculum writer for Apologia Educational Ministries, and local and international speaker (serving as vice-chair of the Global Home Education Council). Today she is executive director and lead teacher for Aim Academy, which provides online college prep and AP® courses for 7th-12th graders both stateside and abroad. More information about her online classes, books, forthcoming curriculum and speaking schedule can be found at DebraBell.com.