Heidi Hyte received her Bachelor’s Degree in Linguistics and her Masters Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Brigham Young University (BYU). She has taught English as a second or foreign language both domestically and abroad, including California, Utah, American Samoa, Africa, China, and Taiwan. She has also traveled to English schools in Fiji, India, Kiribati, Mexico, Samoa, Qatar, Taiwan, Tonga, and the United Arab Emirates to conduct EFL needs assessments and has taught several strategies workshops. Before joining the Reading Horizons team, Heidi taught Adult Education in Palo Alto Unified School District and worked as a full-time faculty member at BYU’s English Language Center (ELC) in Provo, Utah where she supervised the Self-Access Study Center (SASC) and the Listening/Speaking skill area. As a faculty member at the ELC, she created curriculum and assessments and taught reading, writing, listening/speaking, grammar, business English, and study skills courses to various levels of ESL students. In addition, she has conducted teacher training for TESOL minors and graduate students at BYU, created curriculum and taught an applied grammar and writing course to elementary education teachers in American Samoa for the University of Hawaii, and taught the Literacy Development in TESOL course at BYU to TESOL minors. On two occasions, Heidi was selected to be the in-field director of a Chinese legal English program in Guangzhou and Beijing, China on behalf of BYU and Temple University. She has conducted research projects in language learning, including studies that involve metacognitive language learning strategies and the effects of learner characteristics on language learning. She is a current member of the international association of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Inc. and has presented her research at the international convention. She also served President of the Intermountain-TESOL (I-TESOL) affiliate from 2008-2009 and currently serves as Secretary on the I-TESOL Board. Her research interests include first- and second-language literacy and reading, language learning strategies, learner characteristics, pronunciation, and computer-assisted language learning. She joined the Reading Horizons team in 2006 and currently serves as the Curriculum Director and ESL Director overseeing curriculum development, training, and research.