Dr. Marc Doss has 30 years of classroom and education administration experience at the building and district levels. Following his K-12 career, Dr. Doss was hired by the University of Missouri to serve as the director of the Regional Professional Development Center, which provides educator training services to 56 mid-Missouri school districts. During this period as RPDC director, he joined MU College of Education faculty in developing the initial NEE design and conducted the pilot operation of NEE. As NEE continues to grow, Dr. Doss’ role has shifted to focus his efforts on expanding NEE’s scope inside Missouri and to other states.