Eliza Godfrey is a first-year doctoral student in School Psychology, and her advisor is Dr. Garbacz. She attended UW–Madison for her undergraduate degree. After graduating with a BS in Psychology and certificate in Education and Educational Services, she worked in a local middle school assisting with special education. Eliza’s research interests are broadly focused on ways to strengthen family, school, and community partnerships to support students’ mental health, behavioral needs, and academic success. She is currently involved in the Teachers and Parents as Partners Project, the School Mental Health Collaborative, and the Rural Education Research & Implementation Center.