Linda Farrell is a founding partner at Readsters in Alexandria, VA. She was a National LETRS Trainer for 7 years. She primarily helps schools improve their reading instruction. Linda often is hired to help assess and develop instructional plans for students who struggle the most with reading. As part of this work, she models effective reading instruction in classrooms. Linda also works in Africa occasionally developing early reading materials in children's native languages and teaching educators how to implement explicit, systematic, multi-sensory early reading instruction.