Kevin Ratliff serves as the Dean of Workforce and Continuing Education at Blue Ridge Community College where he has worked for over twenty years. He has worked in education for over thirty years and enjoys helping others with their education journey, particularly the ALICE population. He has a terminal degree in education from the University of Virginia and is married to Josie, a seventh-grade math teacher at Beverly Manner Middle school. They have two grown children. Abigail is a third-grade math teacher in North Carolina and Will is a communications lecturer at Clemson University. When together, they all enjoy sitting and talking on the front porch admiring Augusta County’s beautiful countryside.