About the Presenter
Donell Pons, M.Ed., MAT
Donell Pons is a reading specialist and dyslexia specialist in Salt Lake City, Utah. Pons started her career in education when her youngest son was diagnosed with dyslexia, going on to receive a dual master’s degree in Education and Teaching from Westminster College along with a certification in Special Education. She is also a tutor in several Orton-Gillingham based reading programs and is a certified dyslexia screener and consultant. Pons currently sits on the board of Decoding Dyslexia Utah, works at the University of Utah Reading Clinic and is the Literacy Director at American International School of Utah. Her mission is to identify, screen, and remediate every student who struggles with reading and engage every K-12 teacher in the reading process.