Dr. Stanley L. Swartz is Professor of Education at California State University, San Bernardino and Director of the Foundation for Comprehensive Early Literacy Learning.  He is the author of Interactive Writing and Interactive Editing, Shared Reading, and Guided Reading and Literacy Centers, editor of the Carousel Readers, and author of Marine Life for Young Readers, all published by Dominie Press/Pearson Learning.  He can be reached through his website, www.stanswartz.com

Cathleen Geraghty is the Early Childhood School Psychologist and Progress Monitoring/RtI Staff Developer for San Bernardino City, California Unified School District.  She is also a research assistant with the Foundation for Comprehensive Early Literacy Learning.

Kathy Pitchford is the Literacy Coach for the Early Childhood and Family Education Department of the Riverside, California Unified School District which includes Head Start, California State Preschool and Even Start programs.  She is a trainer with the Foundation for Comprehensive Early Literacy Learning.

Philip H. Swartz is the English Language Development and Literacy Coach at Montebello Intermediate School in the Montebello, California Unified School District.  He is a trainer with the Foundation for Comprehensive Early Literacy Learning.