Beverly (Bev) LaCoste, EdD Leadership Coach, CUEL Developer (Continuous Improvement and Leader Development). Ms. Beverly LaCoste is a contributor to several CUEL continuous improvement and leader development projects and she has contributed to several past CUEL development projects. She coaches and teaches in the EdD program in the Department of Educational Policy Studies. In this work, she ushers UIC aspiring principals through residency including CPS principal eligibility, novice leadership, and the capstone phase of the EdD program. She is a co-instructor in the EDPS 559 Internship in Educational Leadership course. She has nearly forty years’ experience as a teacher, principal, and district level administrator in Chicago Public Schools. Beverly LaCoste was also Special Assistant to the Deputy Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction for Atlanta Public Schools.