Meet Our Consultants

We offer a number of workshops on all thing related to literacy at the elementary level with a speciality in early literacy. Contact us for more information.

Deb Bible is a former literacy, math, and technology resource teacher in the Chicagoland area. She has taught preschool special ed, grades 2-4, RtI interventions, served as a district level literacy leader, and been an assistant principal. In addition, she is a free-lance children's editor and writer, a peer reviewer for Corwin Publishing, and has presented at the SDE National Kindergarten Conference and the IL-ASCD Pre-k/K State Conference. She is also a professional development provider for the Illinois Reading Council. She has been using Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar since 2003 and has seen amazing results with her students.

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Barb Malinger taught as an ESL-certified reading specialist in the Chicagoland area. She has been a preschool teacher, grades 1-4 teacher, literacy coach, RtI interventionist and a district-level literacy leader. In addition she is a professor at Judson University and was named the Illinois Reading Educator of the Year for 2013.

She has presented at the IL ASCD Pre-K/K Conference, IL No Child Left Behind Conference, IL Reading Conference and at the Judson University Summer Reading Conference. She has been using Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar since 2000 with culturally and linguistically diverse students with outstanding results.