Dr. Terrie Bridgman was an elementary school teacher at Baker Demonstration School, former laboratory school of National-Louis University, for twenty-five years. She received her Ed.D. in Reading and Language and was a tenured faculty member at National-Louis University. Dr. Bridgman has started and supervised various literacy intervention programs in elementary schools, has worked in various clinics in city and rural areas, and has supervised university students who have become reading specialists and classroom teachers. Since 2005, Dr. Bridgman has been an adjunct faculty member at Northwestern University in the School of Education and Social Policy Graduate School. Dr. Bridgman's literacy expertise extends to adolescent and adult readers as well.

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Tim Bridgman is a learning specialist who provides services and interventions to students experiencing learning difficulties. He received a Master’s Degree in Learning Disabilities from Northwestern University emphasizing clinical work in diagnostics and remediation. Tim has over nine years of experience working with students in a variety of settings, is an accredited Learning and Behavioral Specialist (LBS1), and holds a Professional Educator License (PEL). He has helped beginning readers in critical literacy areas including decoding, comprehension, writing, and spelling. Tim’s literacy work also extends to adolescent and adult readers.

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Sowon Lim has a bachelor’s degree in biopsychology and cognitive sciences from the University of Michigan, a degree in psychology from Northwestern University, and a master's degree in elementary education from Northwestern University. Prior to entering the teaching field, she worked in various medical and engineering labs in the US and Korea. Sowon previously taught middle school language arts and social studies in Chicago and ran the after school enrichment math and science classes for the elementary school. She is certified in elementary education and has middle school endorsements in social studies, science, language arts, and math. Sowon’s current focus is working with students in math.