Stuart F. Chen-Hayes, Ph.D., is Program Coordinator and Associate Professor of Counselor Education/School Counseling at Lehman College of the City University of New York. He is also a part-time dissertation chair for Oregon State University’s Counselor Education/School Counseling Ph.D. program. Stuart has middle school, college student affairs, sexuality, family and couple, community mental health, and addictions counseling experience, and he is an equity-focused school counseling program consultant in K-12 school districts. Stuart also taught at National-Louis University in Chicago and at National Changhua University of Education in Taiwan. He is a co-founder and past-president of Counselors for Social Justice, a past-president of the North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors (NARACES), a past-president of the Illinois Counseling Association, and on the editorial boards of the Journal of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling, the Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, and the Journal of International Counselor Education. Stuart has written and/or co-authored 50 refereed publications and 3 streaming videos including "Equity-focused school counseling: Career and college readiness for every K-12 student" (2009), and "Counseling LBGT youth in schools and families, Vols. 1, 2" (2000). He is a mentor for the Counselor Educator Transforming School Counseling Coalition and co-chairs a monthly Association for Counselor Education & Supervision (ACES) Transformed School Counseling/College Access Interest Network (TSCCAIN). Stuart has delivered 225+ school counseling and social justice education presentations. He received his Counseling and Human Development Services Ph.D. from Kent State University and Counseling and Counselor Education M.S.Ed. from Indiana University.