Meet the Team

Our mission is to make teacher's jobs easier
and keep students learning!

Full-Time Staff


Sarah Collinge

Director of Product Development, CEO


Kristina Rutledge

Director of Operations & Marketing, CFO

Meet the Program Authors


Sarah Collinge, M.S.E.

Expertise in children's literature, reading comprehension instruction, writing instruction, and curriculum design. Author of the C. I. A. Approach, Raising the Standards, The Read Side by Side Reading Program, and co-author of the Assessment and Intervention Guide.


Peter Dewitz, Ph. D.

Researcher and evaluator of core reading programs, reading comprehension, and assessment. Author of many research articles and professional literature, including Teaching Reading in the 21st Century. Lead author of the Assessment and Intervention Guide.


Bethany Robinson, M.S.E.

Expertise in early reading instruction, ESL instruction, and the facilitation of school improvement. Contributing author of the Read Side by Side Reading Program. Now a first grade teacher in Washington State.

Our Story

The story of how Read Side by Side began is an inspiring one.  As it should, that story begins in a classroom. 

Program Partner

SK Pyramid

We partner with Zaner-Bloser and The Superkids Reading Program to bring a complete K-6 curriculum package.

Find out more about Read Side by Side

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