Robert (Bob) McKinney, M.A., CCC-SLP, is the lead speech-language pathologist at the Sweetwater Union High School District. His caseload includes adolescents and adults with a range of disabilities, and he heads the district's culturally/linguistically diverse assessment team. He also had a 26-year career in ESL instruction and teacher training. He is on the part-time faculty at SDSU, where he supervises graduate students in the Accent and Communication Training Program at the SLHS Clinic and teaches undergraduate phonetics. He holds an M.A. in communicative disorders, an M.A. in education/TESOL, and an M.A. in international relations. McKinney is active in the California Speech-Language Hearing Association (CSHA) and currently serves as the State Commissioner on Legislation. He has worked with clients from over 80 countries, traveled to over 50, and lived in six. McKinney loves language and speaks six languages.