Kay Tucker’s vision and passion is to actively engage in defining and creating a culture for World Class Learning. She collaborates with educators to create ecosystems for sustainable learning including space, context, and technologies; designs and implements professional development opportunities; and originates systems and tools to impact change. As the World Class Education Specialist at Lone Tree Elementary in Douglas County Colorado, she is in charge of creating a model of teaching and learning driven by current global educational reform and a World Class Education based on the thinking of Dr. Yong Zhao. In this model students learn in an integrated manner as they align their strengths and passions in solving problems within a real world context. In flexible environments, students navigate curriculum through inquiry and create their own learning pathways while teachers facilitate opportunities, provide resources, and target teach on an as needed basis. Kay Tucker’s career in education spans twenty years. She has an undergraduate degree in Fine Arts from the University of Colorado Boulder and a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Colorado at Denver.