Vivian Gonsalves is a Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Special Education, School Psychology and Early Childhood Studies at the University of Florida. Her research focuses on early literacy development, teacher education, mentoring, and reading instruction and remediation. She is currently an instructor of special education and literacy development courses in the Proteach program, which prepares pre-service teachers. Additionally, she is the University of Florida Literacy Initiative (UFLI) trainer for the same program. Dr. Gonsalves is currently the program coordinator for the Dyslexia Ceritificate program at UF.