J.D. Lavelle is a full-time special education teacher. In addition to his time in the public schools, he has also worked as an institutional teacher in a maximum-security juvenile correctional facility. While “on the inside”, he taught both Language Arts and a GED preparation class. He learned to work with the most difficult of students under very trying conditions. Mr. Lavelle is also the author of Something to Teach – a tale of his exploits teaching inside of prison walls. Additional information about the author and book can be found at https://somethingtoteach.com.