Dr. Pamela Klem is an Assistant Professor in the College of Education at Ashford University. She earned her EdD from Nova Southeastern University in management and administration of programs in child and youth studies. She earned a double Bachelor’s degree in applied psychology counseling and developmental psychology from Eastern Washington University. She received her Master’s in education with a focus on counseling from Washington State University. Dr. Klem has taught online courses since 2007, and always focused on the value of communication. When not teaching, Dr. Klem loves spending time at home with her husband, three children, foster children, and pets, which include dogs, cats, a horse, a bird, and a turtle.