Madi is a native of Jackson Hole, Wyoming and a graduate of Scripps College at the Claremont Colleges, with a BA in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. Madi worked as an elementary interventionist and private tutor for two years and in 2016, received masters-level training at the University of Washington’s Teacher Education Program. She specializes in phonics and literacy instruction and coaching for elementary readers, and uses ongoing and diagnostic assessments to design and implement differentiated, highly individualized instruction. She brings a rich collection of resources to her tutoring work, including the DIBELS and QSR diagnostic assessments, the Project Read and Explode the Code literacy instruction curriculums, level-specific texts, and a variety of interactive games. In addition, Madi is an accomplished editor, and enjoys supporting students of any age who hope to improve their essay-writing skills, particularly for students preparing for AP tests, the ACT, SAT, GED, or college admission essays.