Nikole Barman has been in the education field for almost 20 years. As a former preschool and middle school teacher, Nikole has extensive experience in the field of education. Nikole holds a B.A and an M.A. in education and has additional training in Wilson Reading, Lindamood Bell and Orton-Gillingham. She is the proud homeschooling mother of one precious young man and enjoys sharing her journey of motherhood on her blog at www.nporter.typepad.com. In addition to speaking, Nikole tutors locally, focusing on children with reading difficulties. As a mother of a dyslexic son, she is passionate about empowering other families impacted by dyslexia and other learning differences. She lives with her son in Smyrna, GA.