Kimberly D. Hellerich, Ed.D. has been an educator for the past 24 years. Dr. Hellerich has been a middle school teacher and administrator, a high school teacher, and a part-time lecturer at New England College. She currently teaches 11th grade English at East Windsor High School in Connecticut and is a 2021 Connecticut State Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalist. Dr. Hellerich’s dissertation, entitled, “(Re)framing Relationships: A Mixed-Methods Study Inviting Caring to Support Trauma-Affected Students” was published in 2020.