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Caitlin McMunn Dooley, Ph.D., is Deputy Superintendent for Teaching and Learning for the Georgia Department of Education. She has worked as an elementary classroom teacher, teacher educator, educational researcher, and professor at Georgia State University. Since earning degrees from the University of Virginia and the University of Texas, Dr. Dooley has authored over 50 publications and led and evaluated funded research projects totaling over $70 million to investigate children’s literacy learning and instruction, digital literacies, teacher learning, and education policy. Dooley was a writer for the national Computer Science Education Frameworks and has been the principal investigator for several projects funded by the National Science Foundation for computer science education and learning technologies. She has served on several Boards, including the National Council of Teachers of English, Literacy Research Association, Georgia’s Brain Trust for Babies, the Get Georgia Reading Campaign Cabinet, and Decatur Makers.