About the Author
Linda Diamond is the chief executive officer of CORE; a national speaker on literacy, leadership, assessment, and Response to Intervention; a former school principal and director of instruction; author of the Teaching Reading Sourcebook and Vocabulary Handbook and author of numerous professional articles.
B.J. Thorsnes is an educational consultant, Senior Editor for the Consortium on Reading Excellence, former classroom teacher and graduate level special education literacy and assessment instructor. B.J. is a national speaker on Literacy, Response to Intervention, and special education issues, and a writer and consultant with textbook publishers.