Faith Berens' more than 15 years of teaching experience includes classroom teaching in public and private Christian schools and serving as a Reading Recovery teacher, reading specialist, National Institute for Learning Development educational therapist, home educator, co-op instructor, and tutor. She joined HSLDA's Homeschooling a Struggling Learner team of consultants in 2008. She also works as a private educational consultant and evaluator. Faith holds a master's degree in reading from Shenandoah University, and her areas of expertise are early childhood literacy, reading assessment, and the identification and remediation of reading difficulties and disabilities. Her other passions include singing, traveling, and leading Bible studies. Faith lives in Fauquier County, Virginia, with her husband, Matthew, and their homeschooled son and daughter.