Francis Wardle, Ph.D., teaches early childhood classes at Red Rocks Community College. He has been a Head Start director and national program evaluator, and is a member of the Colorado chapter of Partners of the Americas, and a board member of Partners of the Americas International. He has four multiracial children, and is the director of the Center for the Study of Biracial Children. He has designed and built playgrounds in the United States and Brazil, and conducted playground safety reviews for Head Start nationwide. His ninth book, "Oh Boy! Strategies for Teaching Boys in Early Childhood," is published by Exchange Press.