Jan Hasbrouck, Ph.D., is an educational consultant, author, and researcher. She served as Executive Consultant to the Washington State Reading Initiative and as an advisor to the Texas Reading Initiative. Jan worked as a reading specialist and literacy coach for 15 years before teaching at the University of Oregon and later became a professor at Texas A&M University. She has provided educational consulting to individual schools across the United States as well as in Mexico, Peru, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, and Germany, helping teachers, specialists, and administrators design and implement effective assessment and instructional programs targeted to help low-performing readers. Jan’s research in areas of reading fluency, reading assessment, coaching, and second language learners has been published in numerous professional books and journals. She is the author and coauthor of several books including Conquering Dyslexia, Reading Fluency, The Reading Coach: A How-to Manual for Success, and Educators as Physicians, along with several assessment tools. Jan works with the McGraw Hill publishers as an author of their Wonders and Wonder Works reading and intervention programs. She also enjoys her volunteer work at her grandson’s K-8 school in Seattle.