Kiera Vargas is an educator who realizes that one of the key components in life is to love. This same key component is needed to educate children. Within this profession, educators, parents, and stakeholders must realize that this is one of the secrets to improving so many things in education. With her diverse educational background, practical experiences, and most importantly love for students, she has experiences, stories, and tools to assist with the plight of the educational system. Vargas has taught grades K-12 through college seniors. She has taught in North Carolina, she was the 2019 Teacher of the Year for Madison Florida, and she recently taught for a Department of Defense Education Activity School. Currently, she also conducts professional development for a novel company (www.epifhanyshappen.com) that she created centering on exposing students and assisting educators from less diverse backgrounds with understanding the importance climate and culture in the school house. Vargas holds a BS in Journalism and Mass Communication concentration Public Relations and MS in English Education from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, a Juris Doctorate from Charlotte School of Law, and an MLIS from Drexel University. She has one son, Anthony Davis.