Dee Tadlock earned a Ph.D. in reading education in 1978. She has taught reading at every level from elementary school through graduate school and is currently adjunct faculty at Central Washington University. She is also President and Director of Research and Development for Read Right Systems, a consulting company in Washington State. She is the developer of Read Right, an interactive constructivist reading intervention model which constitutes a paradigm shift in the field of reading that has been validated by gold-standard, third-party research. Dr. Tadlock has been published in Journal of Reading, Phi Delta Kappan, Reading Psychology, and Adult Literacy & Basic Education. She is author of the book, Read Right! Coaching Your Child to Excellence in Reading, published by McGraw-Hill in 2005 and was nominated for the Brock Prize for Innovation in Education, placing third out of nine nominees.