Bethanie Hansen is a Professor and Faculty Director for the Communication, Philosophy, and Religion programs, and art, music appreciation, and world language courses at American Public University. In her role as Faculty Director, she has coached and mentored faculty on best practices in online teaching, developed assets to support them in effective and efficient teaching, and presented professional development webinars. Bethanie developed curriculum and courses for live and online classes, taught public school music, band, marching band, general music, chorus, and other subjects for over 20 years, has taught university courses for ten years, and conducted research in online learning and various music education topics. As a presenter, she has presented on music, education, leadership, teaching children who have special needs, and online learning topics in the United States, Brazil, Scotland, and Austria. Bethanie is a Certified Professional Coach (APU), a Certified Holistic, Life, and Executive Coach (GII) and an ICF Certified ACC Coach.