Todd LaVogue is originally from Youngstown, Ohio. He received his graduate degree in reading for English speakers of other languages from Nova Southeastern University. He received his bachelor’s degree in management from Palm Beach Atlantic University. He has teaching endorsements in reading and English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). He also has an internet business associate industry certification. At Watson B. Duncan Middle School, he is the Academy Coordinator. He teaches finance, TV/video production, and emerging technology in business. He is also Finance Department Chair, school website administrator, travel club lead teacher, and sponsor of the nation’s largest middle level chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America. 2015-2016 was his second year at Watson B. Duncan Middle School. He became a teacher to make a difference and has been teaching for six years in all. Mr. Lavogue was the mentor teacher for Xia Zhi from Hubei, China.