Monica McHale-Small, Ph.D., is currently an adjunct assistant professor in School Psychology and Teacher Education at Temple University. She recently retired from K-12 public education in Pennsylvania having spent twenty-seven years as a school psychologist and an administrator, most recently served as Superintendent in the Saucon Valley School District. Monica's professional passions involve educational equity and bringing research into practice, especially in the area of sound reading instruction. Monica has been an active member of the Pennsylvania Dyslexia Literacy Coalition, a grassroots group instrumental in the passage of House Bill 198 that established a Dyslexia Screening and Early Literacy Intervention Pilot in Pennsylvania. Monica is currently president of the Pennsylvania Branch of the IDA and the Learning Disabilities Association of America. Monica earned her doctorate and masters degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.