Natalia Kouraeva serves as Instructional Designer at Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) at Rutgers University. Dr. Kouraeva is supporting Rutgers faculty in creating effective learning environments by integrating pedagogy principles and technology tools to meet diverse learning needs of students. Dr. Kouraeva previously served as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Special Education in four-year college, a course instructor in community college, and as special education teacher in K-12. She has been preparing future educators and teaching students with special learning needs for many years. Dr. Kouraeva holds a B.S. and a M. Ed. from Moscow Pedagogical University in Russia and an Ed. D. from Rutgers University. Dr. Kouraeva values diversity and believes in the power of quality education for all. She is committed to pushing the limits and making positive change in lives of all people.