Dr. Karen Roseboro, Ed.D is an Instructional Superintendent of School Transformation for the Winston-Salem Forsyth County School District in North Carolina. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History Education and Sociology from East Carolina University, and continued her studies at Winston-Salem State University and High Point University with a concentration in Learning Disabilities. She also has a Master of Arts Degree in Educational Leadership from Gardner-Webb University; an Educational Specialist degree, and Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership from Wingate University. She is the researcher and author of the dissertation “Implementation of Response to Intervention in Urban Elementary Schools.” Dr. Roseboro served as a Title I Principal for 13 years. Under her leadership her schools earned local and state recognition for top ten composite growth, met and exceeded growth expectations in the area of reading, math and science. She contributes this success to Response to Intervention. She implemented school-wide programming to support under-served families such as a Parental Education academy, Adult ESL Classes, Backpack feeding program, and Mentoring Clubs to support the entire family. Dr. Roseboro was awarded the Bridging the Gap award by the Winston-Salem, NC Urban League for bringing diverse communities together. She was a nominee for the North Carolina Association of Educators Outstanding Principal of the Year Award and a Finalist for Principal of the Year for Winston-Salem Forsyth County School System. Dr. Roseboro is currently leading School Turnaround efforts in 15 Priority and Focus Schools in Winston-Salem, North Carolina where she has launched a new initiative known as “INSPIRE 340.” The mission of INSPIRE 340 is to have students achieve and excel despite life challenges through the power of education!