Author Bio

Pamela Bachman is a former 1st-grade teacher. She graduated from Western Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in education, and then earned her master’s degree in teaching from Saginaw Valley State University, majoring in Early Childhood Education. Before beginning her publicschool teaching career, she home-schooled three children for 10 years. She is currently working for a non-profit organization, teaching transition subjects to students receiving special education services. She also trains professionals in assistive technology devices to assist individuals with disabilities.

Kathy Kalmar recently retired from Saginaw Valley State University. Dr. Kalmar was an educator for 40 years, working with parents, families, and young children, preschool through graduate school, as well as writing for teachers and parents. Dr. Kalmar taught in Saginaw teacher education and in Anchor Bay Public Schools. She earned her doctorate at Oakland University.


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