Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction University of Maryland College Park, Maryland
Peter Afflerbach specializes in the areas of reading comprehension, verbal methodology, and reading assessment. He is widely known for his research expertise and is the author of numerous books, including Understanding and Using Reading Assessment, K-12; Adolescent Literacy Inventory 6-12; and Handbook for Reading Research 4e.
Ph.D./Professor of Education/University of Colorado at Boulder
Kathy Escamilla is one of the nation’s leading authorities in the areas of literacy and biliteracy for Spanish-speaking children. She has published two books and more than 50 research articles. Dr. Escamilla served two terms as the president of the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE). She is co-editor of Bilingual Research Journal.