Kathleen Cotter Lawler is the daughter of Dr. Joan A. Cotter, author and creator of the RightStart™ Mathematics program. Kathleen has a degree in Home Economics from the University of Minnesota and has two Masters Degrees from the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota. Kathleen is the mother of four children ages 21 to 25 and grandmother to a delightful 5-year-old. Three of the Lawler children have graduated from North Dakota State University and the youngest is attending college at the University of Minnesota. Kathleen travels all across the US and Canada, helping children understand, apply, and enjoy mathematics, helping parents teach their children the best way possible. In her spare time, Kathleen designs and sews quilts, teaches quilting classes, and is re-learning how to unicycle.
DEEDE HINCKLEY CAULEY, creator of the highly successful curriculum, READING AND SPELLING PURE & SIMPLE, will be the workshop presenter. Ms. Cauley drew from her years of experience as an FBI Special Agent, teacher, and professional counselor in designing this reading program. Her method is research-based and distills the process of teaching reading into simple, manageable steps. Students of all ages and abilities learn to read quickly and with mastery. This is a “can’t miss” reading workshop!
Real Reading Company Description The Real Reading Company is known for providing outstanding curriculum for teaching reading. Its best-selling book, Reading and Spelling Pure & Simple: Phonics-Based Lessons for Elementary, Teen, and Adult Students, has helped thousands of children become strong readers, including students who may be struggling with learning disabilities. The company was founded in 2011 and is headed by Deede Hinckley Cauley, whose background includes nearly thirty years of teaching and counseling experience. (Ms. Cauley also served as one of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s early female Special Agents.)
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Jason Riddle is the Director of Programs and Alumni Relations at the Foundation for Economic Education. Prior to joining FEE, Jason spent over eight years as a management consultant working with a variety of public and private organizations to enhance their business performance through improved risk management, operational effectiveness, and control around internal and external reporting. Jason is the co-founder and former chairman of the Atlanta Chapter of America’s Future Foundation (AFF). He served as AFF’s National Chapter Coordinator where he helped to identify and develop liberty-minded young professional leaders across the country. Jason spent two years as the co-host and producer of a business talk show in Atlanta focusing on the principles of sound economics and individual liberty. His unique approach to the news and events impacting the financial markets, businesses, and individuals helped the program become one of the top-ranked weekend programs on AM radio in Atlanta. Jason graduated from the University of Georgia with a BBA in International Business and a concentration in Finance. Jason is an avid reader, enjoys traveling the world, and takes any opportunity he can to fumble around on his guitar. He is most passionate about advancing the ideas that serve as the necessary foundation for human flourishing.
With 8 years experience as a homeschool mom, Misty Bailey has learned a lot about seeking joy in life’s everyday moments. Misty’s eBooks and encouraging articles can be found on findingjoyinthejourney.net where she helps other moms choose joy in the midst of everyday household messes, financial stresses, and giggles (or fussing) that comes from the children. Misty has also worked from home since 2006, and is currently working as an affiliate manager, speaker, and blogger for Foreign Languages for Kids.