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During his 43-year career in education Dr. Sam Bommarito taught every grade K through graduate school, primarily in Title 1 buildings as a reading specialist and staff

developer. Although he retired in 2015, he continues to be active in the literacy world as co-editor of The Missouri Reader and board member of the state and local IRA, as well as various volunteer contributions.

Dr. William Kerns is an Assistant Professor of Education at Harris-Stowe State University. Dr. Kerns worked in Central Florida as a high school reading teacher, reading specialist, English teacher, and a

curriculum specialist prior to entering higher education.