Carla Kirkland is the founder and CEO of The Kirkland Group. Having been in education for almost 30 years, she provides professional development, technical assistance, and standardized test preparation to school districts. A champion for comprehensive student support, Mrs. Kirkland holds membership in both educational and service groups and is actively involved in organizations like the Education Industry Association, Jack and Jill of America, Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and The Links, Inc. This lifelong educator has served as a teacher, curriculum specialist, and mentor. Mrs. Kirkland is a co-author of Praxis Core for Dummies, 1001 Praxis Core Questions for Dummies, and Praxis Elementary Education for Dummies. She facilitates mathematics workshops around the country and resides in Mississippi.