Dunia B. Ruff is a retired bilingual ( English-Spanish) teacher and Teacher Coach from Saint Paul Public Schools. She has her master’s degree in the Science of Education, a license to to teach ESL, training in Cognitive Coaching and Reading Recovery. In addition she is certified in the Instrumental Enrichment Program by Dr Feuerstein and currently has a practice as a Cognitive Development Coach working with children and adults. She and her husband, Paul, have four adult children. Her major joy in life is being a grandmother to her four grandchildren.