Jim Baucom is a Professor of Education at Landmark College in Putney, Vermont, where he teaches courses in education and psychology. Jim is a founding member of the College and served as Academic Dean until 1997 when he returned to full-time teaching. Jim began his teaching career in 1976 at Landmark School, in Beverly, MA, and this year completes his 42nd year of teaching students with learning differences. Jim has been an invited speaker at numerous national and regional conferences, focusing primarily on how to apply theories of learning to the application of study skills. He has also served as a board member for several educational organizations, including the Fall Mountain Educational Endowment Association. Jim received a B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.Ed. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He and his wife, Pam, live in Walpole, New Hampshire.