Judy Bethge began her career as an assistant state’s attorney, eventually practicing in both the public and private sector. Disillusioned with the practice of law, Judy quit her job, went back to school, and is now pursuing her life’s passion as an educator. In addition to her Juris Doctorate from the University of Illinois College of Law, Judy holds a Doctorate in Education from Liberty University. Her dissertation research focused on teacher mindset and transformation. Judy is passionate about coaching and equipping instructors to be as effective as possible in the learning environment. Judy presented at ILEETA 2014 with Roy Bethge on Instructor Development for the 21st Century and in 2017 at the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Judy leads The Virtus Group team as President.