Tia Andrighetti is an Associate Professor at Frontier Nursing University. She is the Innovation Coach. This allows her to work with faculty to develop active teaching methods, including simulations, for their courses. Her areas of interest include application of knowledge using a variety of teaching modalities. Much of her career has been spent writing, implementing and evaluating the use of high fidelity simulation in the education of students. Her current research involves the area of Deliberate Practice during those simulations. She is a faculty member in the Center for Teaching and Learning and works with the Academic Affairs team to enhance faculty development.