Vincent Segalini of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, has been an educator for 13 years. He has taught at all levels, from elementary to high school, in a variety of socioeconomic settings. After beginning his career in New Hampshire at the elementary level, Segalini spent seven years at the middle school level teaching English, U.S. history, and special education. He has also served as an assistant principal and lead teacher. He has recently returned to the classroom as a high school English teacher. In the course of his career, Segalini has served as technology and science coordinator at the school and district level and as academic collaborative team leader in English and history.