Samantha Harrison is an Assistant Professor in Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's College of Aviation. Prior to her current role she worked with ERAU’s Gatez Aerospace Academy, serving as the Academy Director for the Aeronautics Academy at a local high school. In that role she lead a team of 15 students and 8 EAA mentors in building an RV-12. Professor Harrison has over 10 years of experience in flight training, serving as an Assistant Chief Flight Instructor and running her own company. She continues to blend her calling of education and passion of aviation to move the flight training and aviation education communities forward.