Meet the Team

The Reach Every Reader Team

Reach Every Reader’s core team is comprised of literacy, early child development, cognition, technology, and product development experts from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, MIT’s Integrated Learning Initiative, and Florida State University. We collaborate with many other educators, families, researchers, and industry partners to create, test, and implement our work.

Leadership Team: Joe Blatt, Rhonda Bondie, Hugh Catts, Elizabeth City, Chris Dede, Jeff Dieffenbach, David Dockterman, Jon Fullerton, John Gabrieli, James Kim, Eric Klopfer, Yaacov Petscher, Amanda Taylor

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Ola Ozernov-Palchik

Lecturer on Education

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Ola Ozernov-Palchik | Lecturer on Education

Ola Ozernov-Palchik, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral associate at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), studying reading development and dyslexia. Ola applies neurocognitive methods to investigating individual differences in dyslexia in emerging readers. She is interested in the interplay between children and their environment in shaping the development of reading skills. The reciprocity between research and real-world practices is an important goal of her work.

Olivia Barbieri

Master's Candidate and Research Assistant

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Olivia Barbieri | Master's Candidate and Research Assistant

Olivia Barbieri is a current Ed.M student in the Language and Literacy Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is interested in overall language and literacy development among students, and has a particular interest in bilingual learners and adolescent populations. Before attending HGSE, Olivia received her undergraduate degree from Boston College in Secondary Education and Hispanic Studies, student-taught in high school Spanish classrooms in Massachusetts, and taught English in Spain.