LaKenya Logan, is an Eastern Shore of Virginia native. Currently, she is a special education educator who teaches in the West Valley of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. In May 2005, she received a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Virginia Wesleyan University in Norfolk, VA. After graduation, she became a special education in Virginia. LaKenya took a hiatus from teaching to become a mental health provider. After four years of working as a mental health provider, she relocated to Arizona. In 2014, she returned to the teaching field as a special education teacher. In 2016, at Rio Salado College in Tempe, Arizona, LaKenya earned a Cross-Categorical Special Education license and Elementary Education license. In 2018, she graduated from Northcentral University, located in San Diego, California earning a Master of Education (M.Ed.). Outside of the classroom, LaKenya likes to write books. Four years ago, she was asked to write a book on bullying, and in March 2021 she published, Writing a Bully’s Wrong. For the last four years, Lakenya has researched information on teacher retention in Arizona and has focused her efforts on assisting new special education educators to make their first year a successful one in the classroom.