Coniell Bursac is originally from Lawton, OK. She received her master’s degree in educational leadership from Harding University. Ms. Bursac is currently finishing her dissertation and is scheduled to graduate from Harding University with a doctorate in education in May 2021. She also serves as a math instructional coach at Plantation Middle School, a position she has held since 2020. Previously, she has served as a middle school assistant principal in both Tennessee and Arkansas. Ms. Bursac became a teacher to share her love of learning with others. She aims to help her students realize their dreams, just as others have helped her, and has now been teaching for 20 years. Ms. Bursac will be the mentor teacher to Mohamed El Ouardi from Agadir, Morocco.