Bill Lane, PhD, is one of the nation's top consultants for high-risk youth and adults, Bill Lane has an extensive background working with the incarcerated and formerly incarcerated adults and juveniles for the past 30 years. For a decade, he was a counselor and motivational speaker for youth throughout California. In 1990 Bill became a full-time teacher for the California Youth Authority, teaching the most hard-core youthful offenders in the state. In 1995 Bill transferred to San Quentin State Prison where he became the head of education. In 1999, Bill became a consultant for school districts, county offices of education, and juvenile justice programs throughout California for high-risk youth education. Today, he is President of a non-profit organization, Freedom Through Education Campus and his most recent project is a 36-bed Sober Living Environment.