Natalie CookCertified Reading Specialist and Early Childhood Educator
Natalie Cook graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education and a Master's in Reading Education. She is a certified Reading Specialist and Early Childhood and Elementary teacher. She also has a Teaching English as a Second Language certificate. Natalie taught first grade for five years and second grade for two years. She has experience in private tutoring as well. Natalie received Orton Gillingham training through the Institute for Multisensory Education in 2019. Natalie enjoys spending time with her husband, baby boy, pets, and reading.
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