Meet The Team

Leadership

Stacey Roselli

Stacey Roselli

CEO & Founder | Structured Literacy Educator

Stacey Roselli is a Structured Literacy educator with over two decades of experience whose expertise and passion is helping students with language-based learning differences, specifically dyslexia. In 2014, Stacey opened The Reading Village, a private educational organization where she and her team work with children from kindergarten to high school. 
Additionally, Stacey serves as the  Vice President of the International Dyslexia Association Florida branch and greatly enjoys spreading their mission. 
For 12 years, Stacey worked at The Windward School in New York, where she was first introduced to the Orton-Gillingham approach to teaching reading. Since then, Stacey has been trained in several approaches, including Preventing Academic Failure, The Wilson System, The Institute of Multi-Sensory Education, Tools 4 Reading, Lindamood-Bell, Basic Writing Skills, as well as training from The Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators. Stacey actively shares her experiences with various audience groups through podcasts and interviews. As a proud board member of the International Dyslexia Association Florida branch, Stacey greatly enjoys spreading their mission through volunteering at local schools and working with students and providing professional development on implementing research-based reading curriculum. Attending New York University, Stacey received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s in special education. 
Stacey currently resides in Florida with her husband and their amazing daughter.

Team

Jamie Z.

Jamie Z.

Reading and Mathematical Literacy Educator

Jamie is a versatile educator who believes in meeting students’ individual needs through the establishment of rapport, multisensory learning, and formative instruction. She has more than 16 years of experience teaching diverse groups of students. In addition to her focus on reading and writing, she uses the Structured Mathematical Literacy approach to help students develop a new understanding of mathematics through explicit and systematic instruction.

Jamie is a certified English language and mathematics teacher for grades K-12 and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). She is also a certified Multisensory Mathematics Instructor teaching mathematical literacy through a research-based Concrete-Representational-Abstract (CRA) approach. Inspired by the Orton-Gillingham philosophy, this approach helps guide students from foundational skills and numeracy to place value, operations, fractions, and decimals using manipulatives effectively to reinforce concepts, aid memory, and enhance conceptual understanding. Jamie holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and sociology from Florida International University.

Jamie firmly believes that a highly effective educator is one who is always evolving. She keeps up to date with the latest reading research, attends workshops and courses regularly, and continues to build upon her educational experiences. Jamie has also created a fun and engaging workshop entitled The Original Selfie, which advocates for self-reflection and building life-long mindful habits in children and adults. Jamie lives in Florida with her husband and three boys.

Alaina M.

Alaina M.

Structured Literacy Educator

Alaina is a special education teacher who specializes in Orton-Gillingham instruction. She believes that sequential and explicit reading instruction is one of the best ways to level the educational playing field. She has a passion for promoting the Orton-Gillingham approach to all parents and teachers simply because it works.
Alaina’s love of teaching has been a driving force in her life since she was old enough to play “school” with her friends. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Quinnipiac University and a master’s degree in special education from Pace University. She continues to attend workshops to stay informed and updated on reading strategies and instruction.
Alaina is also the proud owner of a small photography business and lends her graphic design work and social-media know-how to The Reading Village. When she is not tutoring or photographing, she is spending quality time with her two beautiful boys in Connecticut.
Jennifer M.

Jennifer M.

Structured Literacy Educator | Behavior Technician

Jennifer is an experienced educator who is passionate about teaching children with developmental and learning disabilities using the Orton-Gillingham approach.
 In 2004, she pioneered pet therapy reading programs at schools with special needs classrooms and has spent the past 15 years working with students and therapy dogs to improve their reading skills.
In 2008, Jennifer founded Progressive Paws, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children with special needs reach developmental milestones with the aid of licensed pet therapy teams. Inspired by her own work with Progressive Paws, Jennifer became a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) in 2009 in order to work directly with kids on the autism spectrum.
Jennifer possesses a profound devotion to helping kids learn to read, write, and spell. A native of Connecticut, she currently lives in Boca Raton with her husband, Eric

Nichole J.

Nichole J.

Structured Literacy Educator

Nichole is an energetic, dedicated teacher who thoroughly enjoys working with students using a multi-sensory approach to teaching reading and writing. She actively engages with her students in both learning and practice.

Her passion and love of teaching can be seen not only in her individualized lessons, but also in the relationships that she builds with students. As a Structured Literacy Educator, she implements explicit, systematic, and evidence-based instruction to help students effectively progress in their phonological awareness and phonics skills, vocabulary knowledge, and ability to comprehend text. She develops trusting relationships and focuses on helping her readers grow in confidence.
Nichole earned her bachelor of science degree in Elementary Education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She continued her education to pursue master’s degrees as a Reading Specialist and in Teacher Leadership. She has also completed the LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) training in addition to TESOL and TEFL certifications. Nichole works collaboratively with other reading professionals to provide professional development and resources for students who need additional support.
When she is not curled up, devouring the next professional text on her list, Nichole can be found spending quality time with her family as well as traveling.
Zoe S.

Zoe S.

Structured Literacy Educator

Zoe is an Orton Gillingham reading educator who is passionate about working with children, especially those with learning differences. She believes that learning should be engaging and specific to the individual. Patience, compassion, and enthusiasm are the foundations of her approach to supporting students. She is determined to build students’ confidence by helping them learn to read and write. Zoe believes that every student has the chance to succeed with individualized instruction from an educator who truly cares.

Zoe received her bachelor of science degree in strategic communications and early childhood education from the University of Kansas. She has spent over 10 years working with children in various settings and has gained experience with many learning differences such as dyslexia, autism, and auditory processing disorder.

Zoe is motivated to do what it takes to help a child succeed. She prides herself on being a lifelong learner and continually stays up-to-date on the newest research and teaching techniques in order to provide students with the highest quality of education. Zoe is also an active member of The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) in Minnesota.

Her passion and love of teaching can be seen not only in her individualized lessons, but also in the relationships that she builds with students. As a Structured Literacy Educator, she implements explicit, systematic, and evidence-based instruction to help students effectively progress in their phonological awareness and phonics skills, vocabulary knowledge, and ability to comprehend text. She develops trusting relationships and focuses on helping her readers grow in confidence.
Sara T.

Sara T.

Structured Literacy Educator

Sara is a creative and passionate educator with 20 years of teaching experience. She focuses on instilling confidence in her students, and she explicitly and systematically teaches them to read using the Orton-Gillingham approach. She believes that the knowledge and application of phonics, phonemic awareness, syllabication, morphology, syntax, and semantics allow every student the opportunity to learn.
Sara has a passion for continuing learning, especially in the area of dyslexia, which drives her instruction. She thoroughly enjoys teaching other educators and parents about Structural Literacy while supporting her state’s dyslexia initiative to help all students learn to read. Dyslexia is also a presence in Sara’s family, providing her with a special connection to the creative and educational pathways that it brings.
Sara holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education as well as a master’s degree in curriculum and interaction in reading. She is also an active member of The International Dyslexia Association (IDA), in Kansas where she lives with her husband and three daughters.

Lauren O.

Lauren O.

Structured Literacy Educator

Lauren is a seasoned educator dedicated to supporting children to learn, grow, and succeed. Trained in the Orton-Gillingham approach, Lauren utilizes a multisensory, sequential, and explicit approach to teaching reading, spelling, and handwriting.
In addition to using this effective, research-based approach, Lauren believes in tapping into each student’s strengths and interests in order to build confidence and self-empowerment. 
Lauren earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the College of The Holy Cross and a master’s degree in elementary special education from Long Island University.  She taught both in the New York City public school system as well as The Windward School, a private school solely for students with language-based learning disabilities in White Plains, NY. She is an active member of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) and frequently attends workshops in order to stay up-to-date with the latest research and teaching techniques. 
When Lauren is not focused on her work with The Reading Village, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys in Connecticut. 
Kelly E.

Kelly E.

Structured Literacy Educator

Kelly Edwards is a passionate language and literacy educator who believes all people deserve access to high-quality instructional support. Kelly has fifteen years of experience instructing preschoolers to adults worldwide, including Washington DC, Philadelphia, Ecuador, and China. She utilizes the Orton-Gillingham approach and knowledge of Structured Word Inquiry with her students.  Her educational dream is that every person has access to the tools needed to feel confident in language and literacy skills.
Kelly maintains three teaching licenses in Washington, DC (PreK-12 Reading Specialist, Bilingual Education, and TESOL). Kelly earned a master’s degree in education from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the International Literacy Association and International Dyslexia Association, and she is an ongoing participant in structured literacy and dyslexia-centered professional learning communities. Fluent in Spanish and trained in second language acquisition, Kelly also teaches biliteracy in Spanish.
In her free time, Kelly enjoys life to the fullest. Some of her favorite things include long swims, kayaking adventures, walks in the city, hikes in nature, chats over coffee, books, flowers, and spending time with loved ones.
Elizabeth G.

Elizabeth G.

Mathematical Structured Literacy Educator

Elizabeth is a dedicated educator and student advocate. She has experience working with students in various educational settings; and, she is passionate about creating a positive and supportive climate by promoting equitable access to education and opportunities to build meaningful relationships. 
She first received a bachelor’s degree in film production from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. She then earned a master’s degree in elementary education from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida and started her journey as an educator in 1st , 2nd , and 3rd grade.
Elizabeth moved back to Vermont, where she grew up, in order to take an instructional math coach position at the Mount Abraham Unified School District. She pursued academic leadership and received  both a principal licensure and director of curriculum licensure from the Upper Valley Educators Institute. She then became the building principal at a K-6 school in southern Vermont.
Elizabeth currently holds a  Professional Florida Educator’s Certificate with an ESOL endorsement  as well as a Vermont Professional Educator License (Level 1). She continues to grow and learn through various professional development opportunities. Elizabeth is committed to providing support to the whole student and is excited to go to any lengths to help every one of her students achieve academic excellence.
Elizabeth is an avid outdoors enthusiast. In her free time, you can find her hiking, skiing, or traveling.
Caitlin H.

Caitlin H.

Structured Literacy Educator

Caitlin Hymans is a fervent educator who is also an avid writer, literary editor, and content creator. Caitlin developed a passion for structured literacy education while teaching within the grade school classroom. While teaching lower and higher education courses, she realized that students still struggled with reading despite the advanced English level. In pursuit of closing the reading gap, Caitlin joined The Reading Village, LLC. to further her teaching experience as a structured literacy educator.

Caitlin’s love of structured literacy stems from her literature education. She received her Master of Arts in English and Children’s Literature from Kansas State University and her Bachelor of Arts in English and Classical Studies from the University of Florida. Caitlin hopes to continue to use her knowledge and structured literacy training to generate a more comprehensive understanding of how to create children’s literature novels and academic writing support for neurodivergent thinkers.

Michelle R

Michelle R

Structured Literacy Educator

Michelle is an experienced literacy educator with a passion for fostering a love of reading in her students. Michelle’s background in music and theater brings a creative touch to her lessons, often incorporating singing and theatrical elements into her multisensory
lessons.

Holder of a master’s degree in childhood education and literacy, along with a bachelor’s degree in theater, Michelle is certified in childhood education 1-6 and childhood literacy birth-6. She also carries a Florida Reading Endorsement and an Elementary Childhood
Education Certification.

Beyond the classroom, Michelle enjoys quality time with her husband, whether relaxing at the beach or engrossed in a captivating book. She also treasures her walks with her 8 lb. Shorkie, Coco.

Lindsey R

Lindsey R

Lindsey is a licensed special education teacher and Integrative Nutrition Health Coach with over fifteen years of teaching experience. She is dedicated to teaching, motivating, and engaging students while serving as their unwavering supporter. Lindsey’s passion lies in empowering students with language-based learning differences, ensuring they understand their learning styles and advocate for their educational needs. Her lessons are engaging, structured, and prescriptive, aiming to help every student master reading, spelling, and writing skills.

With a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s in special education, Lindsey received extensive Orton-Gillingham training at The Windward School. She excelled as a learning specialist, conducting small-group classes, administering academic tests, and developing Individualized Education Plans. Lindsey also provided professional development workshops in reading, writing, and progress monitoring for the faculty.

Recently certified as an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Lindsey offers personalized coaching for families whose children have  ADHD and language-based learning differences. She creates holistic and individualized programs to address academic and behavioral needs while celebrating each child’s strengths. Lindsey’s mission is to teach families how to find success by fostering learning, well-being, and social inclusion. Outside of work, Lindsey enjoys activities like weightlifting, rollerblading, and spending time with her family in South Florida.

Join Us!

The Reading Village is an educational organization focused on bringing together students, families, teachers, and other professionals to help individuals gain confidence while becoming proficient learners through hard work and play.

We have the following available positions:

Structured Literacy Educator

Elementary and Middle School

Part & Full-Time / Virtual or In-Person (local to Boca Raton, Florida)

  • Provide 1:1 structured literacy sessions.
  • Present during our family information sessions.
  • Utilize explicit, systematic, and multi-sensory reading instruction.
  • Grow in professional development.

Structured Mathematical Literacy Educator

Elementary and Middle School

Part & Full-Time / Virtual or In-Person (local to Boca Raton, Florida)

  • Provide 1:1 mathematical literacy sessions that utilize a conceptual, multisensory approach to teaching mathematics.

  • Present during our family information sessions.

  • Grow in professional development.