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Dr. Kate Kinsella, Dr. Colleen Shea Stump, and Dr. Kevin Feldman

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Kate Kinsella, Ed.D., is a faculty member in the Department of Secondary Education at San Francisco State University. A specialist in second-language acquisition and adolescent reading and writing, she teaches courses on language and literacy development across the secondary curricula. Her scholarship has been published in journals such as the TESOL Journal, the CATESOL Journal, and the Social Studies Review. Dr. Kinsella earned her M.A. in TESOL from San Francisco State University, and her Ed.D. in Second Language Acquisition from the University of San Francisco.

Colleen Shea Stump, Ph.D., is the chairperson of the Department of Special Education at San Francisco State University. She is the lead consultant in the area of collaboration for the California State Improvement Grant and travels the state providing professional development training in the areas of collaboration, content literacy instruction, and inclusive instruction. Dr. Stump earned her Ph.D. at the University of Washington, her M.A. in Special Education from the University of New Mexico, and her B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Kevin Feldman, Ed.D., is the Director of Reading and Early Intervention for California's Sonoma County Office of Education. In that capacity, he develops, organizes, and monitors programs related to K–12 literacy and prevention of reading difficulties. Dr. Feldman earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Washington State University and has a Master's Degree from the University of California, Riverside, in Special Education, Learning Disabilities, and Instructional Design. He earned his Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of San Francisco.

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