Author and Presenter
Antonio A. Fierro, Ed.D is a national trainer of the distinguished teacher curriculum Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS).
As a former Texas State Teacher of the Year, he brings over 25 years of experience to the field of education. He has served as an early childhood ESL/Bilingual teacher, a district ESL/Bilingual specialist, a state master trainer of the Texas Reading Academies, a senior analyst with the national Reading First initiative, and reading director of a major urban Texas school district.
His areas of interest include early childhood education and, because of his own experience as an English learner, research and practices that impact students learning English as a second language.
Antonio is also dedicated to advancing the knowledge base and understanding of dyslexia and other reading disabilities as his own 15-year old son, Antonio Jr., is dyslexic.