Texas Authors

Our Texas author team includes researchers and teachers from across the country. With expertise ranging from directing statewide reading initiatives to managing ELA research centers, these renowned educators have leveraged successful trends and resources to create instruction that is built to TEKS for Texas students and districts.

DR. DIANE AUGUST

Managing Researcher/Director
American Institutes for Research (AIR)

DR. DONALD BEAR

Professor Emeritus
Iowa State University

Professor Emeritus
University of Nevada, Reno

Former Board Member
International Literacy Association

KATHY BUMGARDNER

CEO/Founder/National Literacy Consultant
Strategies Unlimited, Inc.

School Improvement Specialist
Belmont, North Carolina

DR. JANA ECHEVARRIA

Professor Emerita
California State University, Long Beach




DR. DOUGLAS FISHER

Teacher Leader
San Diego, CA

Professor of Educational Leadership
San Diego State University

President
International Literacy Association

DR. VICKI GIBSON

CEO, Chairman
Gibson Hasbrouck and Associates

Educational Consultant
Gibson Hasbrouck and Associates

Author
Wonders Reading Program
McGraw-Hill Education

DR. JAN HASBROUCK

Co-Founder & Educational Consultant
Gibson Hasbrouck and Associates

DR. LAURA JUSTICE

Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology
The Ohio State University

Executive Director
Crane Center for Early Childhood Research & Policy

Fulbright Scholar




DR. TIMOTHY SHANAHAN

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
University of Illinois, Chicago

Inductee
Reading Hall of Fame 2007

Past President
International Literacy Association

DR. JOSEFINA V. TINAJERO

Dean
College of Education University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)

Professor of Bilingual Education
University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)

CATLIN TUCKER

Google Certified Innovator

Bestselling Author

International Trainer

Frequent Edtech Speaker

DR. DORIS WALKER-DALHOUSE

Professor
Department of Educational Policy & Leadership, Marquette University




DINAH ZIKE

Educational Author and Consultant

President and Founder
Dinah.com and Dinah Zike Academy

Professional Development Facility

My hope for Texas students is that they are encouraged to collaborate and talk more to develop their oral language in ways that will enhance reading comprehension and written expression.

Dr. Vicki Gibson