Solutions was developed by Teri Oberstein Azar who is a Reading Specialist
in Laguna Hills, CA. Teri holds her Master of Education Degree and
Reading Specialist Credential as well as her Life Teaching Credential
from UCLA. She obtained her teaching credential under the direction
of Dr. Madeline Hunter within her dynamic teaching program that emphasized
the principles of learning and applied teaching strategies to ensure
motivation and success for each learner. These theories and applications
are now backed by more than twenty years of research and are reflected
in the California State Standards as well as in excellent teaching
practices throughout the world. They form the basis for the programs
in Reading Solutions.
Teri has worked as a classroom teacher and reading specialist
in both public and private schools for the past twenty-five years.
She has taught at almost every grade level through eighth grade
across many cultures both in the USA and abroad. Her most recent
teaching experiences in Southern California include Teacher of
Language Arts for a third grade Gifted and Talented Class, Lecturer
of Reading Methods at the University of California at Irvine, and
Title I Teacher (remedial learners) for fourth grade Language Arts.
Currently she is a Practicum Supervisor, observing and giving feedback
to intern teachers for the Department of Education of Orange County.
She enjoys leading and organizing community book clubs and writing
workshops for adults and children. It is from her vast teaching
experiences and the parenting of her own children that the strategies
which make up Reading Solutions have been created, field tested,
revised and successfully implemented to facilitate significant
skill building along with a genuine love for reading and writing
for those who use them.
Please click for a Personal Message
from Teri Azar