Dr. Mary Beth Slone is an Associate Professor of Educational Psychology in the Department of Educational Innovation, College of Education. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Educational Psychology to include courses in the areas of learning, teaching, and human growth and development. Her research focus is in the area teacher efficacy, as well as the role of disability in higher education (particularly within academia). Prior to her appointment at UWG, Dr. Slone was certified in the Maryland public schools in the area of Social Science (7-12). Dr. Slone has received teaching awards at the department, college, and university levels.