Linda is co-author and editorial director of the Teaching Reading Sourcebook, a comprehensive reference for evidence-based K–12 reading instruction that is currently used as a textbook in college education courses across the country. She is also owner of phonicFinder, software for analyzing the decodability of emergent reader texts. She has worked for more than 25 years as a reading product developer, author, teacher, and language arts consultant.
Frances was owner of Side-by-Side K–12 Consulting, Inc., which advised teachers and administrators across the U.S. on academic improvement with a focus on literacy. During her more than 25 years in education, she served as a special and general education teacher, district administrator, and national consultant. Her expertise included secondary literacy, evidence-based professional development, instructional delivery, data analysis, implementation, and support for intervention.