Maria Elena Arguelles, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, University of Miami

Janet Sloand-Armstrong, Ed.D. Managing Director, Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network

Rebecca Barr, Ph.D., Professor of Education, National Louis University

Donald Bear, Ph.D., Professor of Curriculum & Instruction, College of Education; Director, E.L. Cord Foundation Center for Learning and Literacy, University of Nevada-Reno

Marsha Berger, Former Deputy Director of the Educational Issues Department at the American Federation of Teachers

Muriel Berkeley, President, Baltimore Curriculum Project

Frances Bessellieu, M.Ed., Director of Reading and Reading Excellence Act Coordinator, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS)

Pauline Bigby-Jenkins, Ph.D., Title I and ESL coordinator for Ann Arbor Public Schools, Michigan Reading Association Board of Directors

Carmel Borders, M.A., President, Tapestry Foundation; Presidential Nominee, National Institute for Literacy,

Susan Brady, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of Rhode Island

Kathleen Brown, Ph.D., Director and Clinical Assistant Professor at the Reading Center in the Graduate School of Education, University of Utah

Joanne Carlisle, Ph.D., Professor, Educational Studies, Research Scientist, Communicative Disorders Clinic, University of Michigan

Margaret Carnes, R.N., Managing Director, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Education Foundation

Mary Cirillo, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of OPCENTER, L.L.C, Hudson Ventures

Carl Cole, Ph.D., Director of Special Services, Bethel School District

Anne Cunningham, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education and Director, Joint Doctoral Program in Special Education, University of California-Berkeley

Shirley Dickson, Director, Statewide Curriculum Initiatives and Director of Reading, Texas Education Agency

Jan Dole, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Teaching and Learning, University of Utah

Rebecca Felton, Ph.D., Educational Consultant

Jack Fletcher, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Associate Director of the Center for Academic and Reading Skills at the University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center

Barbara Foorman, Ph.D., Professor and Director of the Center for Academic and Reading Skills

Anne Fowler, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Haskins Laboratories

Catherine Froggatt, R.N., Michigan State Director, The National Right to Read Foundation

Alice Furry, Ph.D., Chief Administrative Officer; Project Director, UCLA Extension/Los Angeles Unified School District, Governorís Reading Initiative PreK-6, California Professional Development Reading Institutes

Norma Garza, Director, United Way of Southern Cameron County "Success by Six" Initiative; Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Commission

Russell Gersten, Ph.D., Professor, College of Education and Director, Eugene Research Institute, University of Oregon

Diane Haager, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Special Education, California State University, Los Angeles

Susan Hall, M.B.A., Consultant, International Dyslexia Association; Member, State of Illinois Reading Committees

Karen Harris, Ed.D., Professor, Department of Special Education, University of Maryland

Marlene Henriques, Ed.D., Teacher in Residence in Assessment Development, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

Janie Hodge, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Special Education, Clemson University

Estella Holliday, Director, South Carolina Reading Initiative and Assistant Director, Office of Early Childhood Education, South Carolina Department of Education

Stephen Hooper, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Departments. of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Mark Hopper, Ph.D., Vice President, Accountability Initiatives; Partner and Vice-President, Henderson, Hjermstad, Hopper, L.L.C

Kathy Howe, Academic Collaborative Planner, St. Croix River Education District (Minnesota)

Dawn Hubbard-Miller, Ph.D., Educational Trainer and Consultant, Northeast Kansas Education Service Center

Joseph Jenkins, Ph.D., Professor, Special Education, College of Education, University of Washington

Linda Jenkins, Assistant Superintendent for K-12 Curriculum Development and Implementation, Bremerton School District (Washington)

Ellin Keene, M.A., Director of Literacy and Professional Development, University of Pennsylvania

Martin Kozloff, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Specialty Studies, University of North Carolina-Wilmington

Sharon Kurns, Supervisor Instructional Services, Special Education Division, Heartland Area Educational Agency (Iowa)

Zoee Larose, M.A., Reading Connections Specialist, Alabama State Department of Education

John Lloyd, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education and Chief Technology Officer at the Curry School of Education, University of Virginia

Marie Mancuso, Director, Arizona Reading Initiative, Arizona Department of Education; Co-chair, Arizona Reading Initiative Leadership Advisory Board

Robert Marino, Baltimore City Public Schools

Patricia Mathes, Ph.D., Associate Professor at the Medical School, Principal Investigator, Center for Academic and Reading Skills, University of Texas-Houston

Michael McKenna, Ph.D., Professor of Education and Coordinator of Graduate Reading Programs, Georgia Southern University

Leslie McPeak, M.Ed., Director of Literacy and School Support, Stanislaus County Office of Education, Modesto, California

Katherine Mitchell, Ph.D., Director, Alabama Reading Initiative, Alabama Department of Education

Darryl Morris, Ph.D., Professor of Language and Reading and Reading Clinic Director, Appalachian State University

Kelly Mueller, M.Ed., Teacher, Jackson Park Elementary School, St. Louis, Missouri

Laura Murphy, Teacher and Consultant

Caroline Novak, Co-founder and President, A+ Education Foundation

Jean Osborn, M.Ed., Consultant, Center for the Study of Reading, University of Illinois (retired)

Stan Paine, Ph.D., Elementary School Principal, Springfield School District (Oregon)

Charles Perfetti, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Linguistics and Director of the Laboratory for Reading and Language, University of Pittsburgh

Kristen Powell, Ed.D., Administrator for School and Community Services, Orange County Department of Education, California

Craig Ramey, Ph.D., Professor and Co-director, School of Nursing and Health Studies, Georgetown University

Sally Shaywitz, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Yale Center for Learning and Attention, Yale University

Mary Siano, M.A., Certified ETS Trainer and Associate Developer, Educational Testing Service

Tim Slocum, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department. of Special Education, Utah State University

Susan Smartt, Ph.D., Reading Specialist and Consultant, Smartt Johnson and Associates

Janet Spector, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, College of Education and Human Development, University of Maine-Orono

Pam Stecker, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Education and Acting Director of the Learning with Disabilities Program, Clemson University

John Stevens, Texas Business and Education Coalition

Joseph Torgesen, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology, Florida State University

Lucia Townsend, Human Resource Development Specialist, Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resource System

Fran Warkomski, Director, Bureau of Special Education, Pennsylvania Department of Education

Ann Watanabe, M.S., State Reading Resource Teacher, Pihana na Mamo Project, Maui District Office, Hawaii Department of Education

Joanna Williams, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

Rhonda Wolter, Title I Reading Specialist and Reading Coordinator, Bethel School District (Eugene, Oregon)

Elaine Zimmerman, Executive Director, Connecticut Commission on Children

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