Courtney Wood is an Elementary School Teacher for Central Bucks School District in Pennsylvania. She holds a B.A. in Art and Elementary Education from the University of Rhode Island and a M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from the West Chester University. Courtney has traveled to Africa yearly since 2009. She has volunteered in Ghana, Malawi, and Liberia. It is her belief that anybody who wants to be educated should have that opportunity.