Tiffany L. Gallagher, is an Associate Professor in the Teacher Education Department at Brock University. She teaches courses in educational psychology and assessment and evaluation. She has co-authored the texts, Educational Psychology (1st, 2nd, & 3rd Canadian Eds.) and Classroom Assessment: Concepts and Applications (1st & 2nd Canadian Eds. Professionally, Tiffany was an administrator and diagnostician in supplemental education for over a decade. Tiffany's current research interests include literacy assessment, reading and writing strategy instruction, the role of the special education teacher, teachers with learning disabilities and post-secondary education for persons with disabilities.