Our Family Advisors are fine folks with great know-how and a whole lot of moxie!

Trish Dziko_PHOTO_SM Technology Advisor Trish Millines Dziko
Trish Dziko founded Technology Access Foundation (TAF) in 1996 after spending 15 years as a developer, designer and manager in the high tech industry.
shauna Family Literacy Advisor Shana Faulkner
Shana Faulkner is the Family Involvement Program Manager at Page Ahead, the largest children’s literacy program in Washington State.
Tim-Seibles_sm Creative Writing Advisor Timothy Siebles
Timothy Seibles is an extraordinary poet and dynamic reader. He has been honored with many grants and awards, including an Open Voice Award and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center.
dee-tadlock_sm Reading & Literacy Advisor Dee Tadlock, PhD
Dee Tadlock is the co-founder of Read Right Systems and primary author of Read Right! Coaching Your Child to Excellence in Reading.
annmedlock_sm Community Service Advisor Ann Medlock
Writer Ann Medlock founded the nonprofit Giraffe Heroes Project to honor people who stick their necks out for the common good and to encourage others to follow their lead.
Holly-Eckert_FamAdvisrSM Compassionate Communication Advisor Holly Eckert
Holly Eckert is a certified trainer in Nonviolent Communication (NVC), developed by Dr. Marshall Rosenberg. Holly’s first book, Graduating from Guilt, is scheduled for release in Spring 2010 by PuddleDancer Press.
valerie_sm Homeschool Education Advisor Valerie Sensabaugh
Our Homeschool Education Advisor, Valerie Sensabaugh, MA is Program Manager of the HOME Parent Partnership Program located in Renton, Washington.