Dr. Molly Sullivan Taylor attended Baylor University and earned an undergraduate degree in communication sciences and disorders in 1998. She did a full-time internship at both Cook Children’s Hospital and Our Children’s House at Baylor in child life. She worked at The Rise School of Dallas as a lead teacher from 2000–2007 and as Educational Coordinator from 2006–2009. Dr. Taylor received both master’s and doctoral degrees in child development from Texas Woman’s University with a research focus on the effects of early intervention on the development of children with Down syndrome. She was recently a contributing author for a book on public school reform titled Yes We Can! Improving Urban Schools Through Innovative Educational Reform and is a special-interest author for Texarkana Parenting Magazine.