Jessica August, RDH, MS, is an assistant professor and junior clinic coordinator in the Department of Dental Hygiene at Idaho State University (ISU) in Pocatello. She has more than 10 years of clinical experience in the field of dentistry and dental hygiene education. Her research interests focus on clinical education and improved student learning. An active member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA), August serves on the Leadership Development Committee and is the District XII Constituent Advisory Committee representative. Additionally, she served on the Board of Direction for the Idaho Dental Hygienists’ Association (IDHA) and as an advisor for the Student ADHA.