Dr. Carl Young, a former middle and high school English language arts teacher, is associate professor of English education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at North Carolina State University. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. At NC State, he teaches courses in English methods, teaching composition, content area reading and writing, and new literacies and emerging technologies. He conducts research on new literacies, social media, eportfolios, and other technology applications in English education. In addition, Dr. Young is the former chair of the CEE Commission on Technology and Teacher Education and former co-editor for the English language arts section of Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education. He is a member of the New Literacies Collaborative and co-facilitator for the New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute, a summer professional development initiative. Selected publications have appeared in English Education, English Journal, Journal of Literacy Research, and Learning & Leading with Technology, and he is the co-editor of Research on Technology in English Education.