DEE TADLOCK earned a Ph.D. in reading education in 1978. She has taught reading at every level from elementary school through graduate school and is currently adjunct faculty at Central Washington University. She is also Director of Research and Development for Read Right Systems, a consulting company. Dr. Tadlock has spoken at scores of state and national educational conferences, including providing keynote addresses. She has been published in Journal of Reading, Phi Delta Kappan, Reading Psychology, and Adult Literacy & Basic Education. She is author of the book, Read Right! Coaching Your Child to Excellence in Reading, published by McGraw-Hill in 2005. She was nominated for the prestigious Brock Prize for Innovation in Education and placed third out of 9 nominees.