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Letter Buddies / Zoozoo Consultants

Dr. Larry Swartz has been a classroom teacher, literacy consultant, and drama consultant during his twenty five years with a school district. Currently, he is an instructor as well as the principal of continuing education courses at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. His doctoral research about written and oral response has framed his values about literacy instruction as well as the need to foster interactive literacy communities.

Dr. Adria Klein, an early literacy expert, is an international trainer for and Co-Director of California’s Reading Recovery Program. She is an Emeritus Professor in the graduate reading program of the School of Education at California State University, San Bernadino, where she was also Chair of the Departments of Teacher Education, and Elementary and Bilingual Education. She has written and edited numerous books and articles on literacy and reading, and consults in many large urban districts across the United States.