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Hunter Oswalt

Director, Baldwin County

Hunter Oswalt has over ten years of teaching experience and is a certified Class A Reading Specialist, PK-12. Hunter received a Bachelor of Arts from Vanderbilt University and a Master of Arts in Secondary Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning from the University of Alabama. She has earned several additional certifications in the field of dyslexia including: Certified Academic Language Practitioner (CALP) from the Academic Language Therapy Association and Certified Dyslexia Practitioner from the International Dyslexia Association. Additional training includes a 60 hour graduate level course in the identification of dyslexia.

Before Read Write, Hunter taught middle school social studies and English. She also served as a Literacy Specialist with Teach for America in Houston, TX. She is a former member of the Alabama Branch of the International Dyslexia Association’s board of directors.

Hunter’s favorite thing about working at Read Write is helping parents understand their children better and create a plan for academic intervention, support at school, and success in life!


Claudia Crutcher   Claudia Crutcher has 27 years of teaching experience. Before joining Read Write, she taught Kindergarten and second grade in Mobile and Baldwin County Public Schools, respectively. Claudia received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Alabama. Claudia has earned certification of Certified Structured Literacy Teacher through the Center for Effective Reading Instruction, a subsidiary of the International Dyslexia Association. Her training includes Barton Reading and Spelling System Tutor Training, Handwriting Without Tears, Neuhaus Reading Readiness, and Foundations in Sound. Claudia attended the Dyslexia: Symptoms and Solutions workshop in 2017 and the Alabama Branch of International Dyslexia Association Conference in 2018. A resident of Fairhope for the past 12 years, Claudia and her family love spending time on their pier and on their boat.

Claudia Crutcher

Claudia Crutcher has 27 years of teaching experience. Before joining Read Write, she taught Kindergarten and second grade in Mobile and Baldwin County Public Schools, respectively. Claudia received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Alabama. Claudia has earned certification of Certified Structured Literacy Teacher through the Center for Effective Reading Instruction, a subsidiary of the International Dyslexia Association. Her training includes Barton Reading and Spelling System Tutor Training, Handwriting Without Tears, Neuhaus Reading Readiness, and Foundations in Sound. Claudia attended the Dyslexia: Symptoms and Solutions workshop in 2017 and the Alabama Branch of International Dyslexia Association Conference in 2018. A resident of Fairhope for the past 12 years, Claudia and her family love spending time on their pier and on their boat.

Lyn Davison   Lyn Davison has over 30 years of teaching experience. Before joining the Read Write team, she taught third grade at Foley Elementary, second grade at J. Larry Newton School, and first grade at Fairhope K-1 Center. Lyn received a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Livingston University in 1985 and a Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Alabama in 1988. She has Class A Early Childhood Education certification and her training includes Barton Reading and Spelling Systems Tutor Training, Neuhaus Written Expression, Neuhaus Reading Readiness and Neuhaus Multisensory Grammar. She has attended the International Dyslexia Association Conference and the Handwriting Without Tears K-5 Handwriting Workshop. A life time resident of the Eastern Shore, Lyn loves living in Fairhope where she raises chickens and goats in her spare time!

Lyn Davison

Lyn Davison has over 30 years of teaching experience. Before joining the Read Write team, she taught third grade at Foley Elementary, second grade at J. Larry Newton School, and first grade at Fairhope K-1 Center. Lyn received a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Livingston University in 1985 and a Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Alabama in 1988. She has Class A Early Childhood Education certification and her training includes Barton Reading and Spelling Systems Tutor Training, Neuhaus Written Expression, Neuhaus Reading Readiness and Neuhaus Multisensory Grammar. She has attended the International Dyslexia Association Conference and the Handwriting Without Tears K-5 Handwriting Workshop. A life time resident of the Eastern Shore, Lyn loves living in Fairhope where she raises chickens and goats in her spare time!


Mary Fuller   Mary Fuller has over 34 years of experience as a Speech and Language Pathologist. Prior to joining the Read Write team in 2014, she worked for Fulton County Schools in Atlanta where she was a member of the administrative team. She attended the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, where she received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Education in Speech and Language Pathology. Mary holds Georgia Educator Certificates for S-5 Speech and Language Pathology and S-5 Teacher Support Specialist. She attended the Spotlight on Dyslexia Virtual Conference in 2015, the International Dyslexia Association Conference in 2016, and the Alabama Branch of the International Dyslexia Association Conference in 2018. Mary is a Certified Barton Tutor. She considers her professional specialty to be her knowledge of domains of language: “Understanding language components of reading skills and try to incorporate some of those into daily lessons, even in the smallest way.”

Mary Fuller

Mary Fuller has over 34 years of experience as a Speech and Language Pathologist. Prior to joining the Read Write team in 2014, she worked for Fulton County Schools in Atlanta where she was a member of the administrative team. She attended the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, where she received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Education in Speech and Language Pathology. Mary holds Georgia Educator Certificates for S-5 Speech and Language Pathology and S-5 Teacher Support Specialist. She attended the Spotlight on Dyslexia Virtual Conference in 2015, the International Dyslexia Association Conference in 2016, and the Alabama Branch of the International Dyslexia Association Conference in 2018. Mary is a Certified Barton Tutor. She considers her professional specialty to be her knowledge of domains of language: “Understanding language components of reading skills and try to incorporate some of those into daily lessons, even in the smallest way.”

Lindsey Lott   Originally from Austin, Texas, Lindsey Lott is now a proud resident of lower Alabama. Lindsey comes to Read Write from Les Enfants at Trinity, a preschool in New Orleans, Louisiana. Lindsey received her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Lindsey’s training includes Barton Reading & Spelling System Tutor Training. She attended the Alabama Branch of the International Dyslexia Association Conference in 2018. Knowing that every child learns differently and has a specific learning style, Lindsey is equipped and excited to join the Read Write team. Lindsey’s hobbies include playing with her two labradors, reading, spending time with her 4 sisters and brother, going out on the boat with her husband, and taking a relaxing jog.

Lindsey Lott

Originally from Austin, Texas, Lindsey Lott is now a proud resident of lower Alabama. Lindsey comes to Read Write from Les Enfants at Trinity, a preschool in New Orleans, Louisiana. Lindsey received her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Lindsey’s training includes Barton Reading & Spelling System Tutor Training. She attended the Alabama Branch of the International Dyslexia Association Conference in 2018. Knowing that every child learns differently and has a specific learning style, Lindsey is equipped and excited to join the Read Write team. Lindsey’s hobbies include playing with her two labradors, reading, spending time with her 4 sisters and brother, going out on the boat with her husband, and taking a relaxing jog.


Susan Munson   Susan Munson is a North Carolina native who moved to Baldwin County, Alabama in 2014. In North Carolina, she served as a Middle School resource teacher, the director of a tutoring program for a large independent middle school, and a 6th grade teacher at a school for children with learning disabilities. Susan has her Bachelor of Science in Special Education and extensive training in mutli-sensory education including Orton-Gillingham, Barton Reading & Spelling System, and Neuhaus Education Center programs. With over 25 years of teaching experience, she is certified in Special Education Grades K-12, Middle School Math, and in Reading. Susan loves working one-on-one with students at Read-Write because she can see the success in every child! Susan recently used her creative side to redo and flip a house. She is active in her church and enjoys gardening, reading, and art.

Susan Munson

Susan Munson is a North Carolina native who moved to Baldwin County, Alabama in 2014. In North Carolina, she served as a Middle School resource teacher, the director of a tutoring program for a large independent middle school, and a 6th grade teacher at a school for children with learning disabilities. Susan has her Bachelor of Science in Special Education and extensive training in mutli-sensory education including Orton-Gillingham, Barton Reading & Spelling System, and Neuhaus Education Center programs. With over 25 years of teaching experience, she is certified in Special Education Grades K-12, Middle School Math, and in Reading. Susan loves working one-on-one with students at Read-Write because she can see the success in every child! Susan recently used her creative side to redo and flip a house. She is active in her church and enjoys gardening, reading, and art.

JoAnn Beuthe   JoAnn Beuthe moved to Alabama 5 years ago from snowy Ohio where she worked as a special education teacher. She was born and raised in New Jersey and taught high school biology there. She was at Foley Middle School for two years in the Project Reach program and she now serves as teacher for students with multiple disabilities at Fairhope Middle School as a teacher for students with multiple disabilities. JoAnn has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Science from Georgian Court University in New Jersey and a Master of Education degree in Intervention Specialist program at Ashland University. Her training includes the Fountas and Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention Program and Barton Reading & Spelling System Tutor Training. .JoAnn has three daughters who live in New Jersey, Ohio and Colorado. She loves reading, gardening (even though it’s tough in Alabama) and spending time with her three dogs.

JoAnn Beuthe

JoAnn Beuthe moved to Alabama 5 years ago from snowy Ohio where she worked as a special education teacher. She was born and raised in New Jersey and taught high school biology there. She was at Foley Middle School for two years in the Project Reach program and she now serves as teacher for students with multiple disabilities at Fairhope Middle School as a teacher for students with multiple disabilities. JoAnn has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Science from Georgian Court University in New Jersey and a Master of Education degree in Intervention Specialist program at Ashland University. Her training includes the Fountas and Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention Program and Barton Reading & Spelling System Tutor Training. .JoAnn has three daughters who live in New Jersey, Ohio and Colorado. She loves reading, gardening (even though it’s tough in Alabama) and spending time with her three dogs.


Laurie Rawson   Laurie Rawson received a Bachelor of Science in Child Development from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette in 1985 and a Masters of Education in Early Childhood Education from the University of New Orleans in 1988. She taught Kindergarten in Texas and Special Education Preschool in Louisiana, in addition to spending many years working in the field of early intervention including as Developmental Specialist in Pensacola, Florida and an Adaptive Skills Training Supervisor in Sacramento, California. Her training also includes the Barton Reading & Spelling System Tutor Training. Laurie has earned certification of Certified Structured Literacy Teacher through the Center for Effective Reading Instruction, a subsidiary of the International Dyslexia Association. She loves working one-on-one with children and seeing the light bulb go off when they feel success. Having watched her own son with Autism struggle to read, she is very motivated to help other students succeed! Her hobbies include hiking, kayaking, and learning to knit.

Laurie Rawson

Laurie Rawson received a Bachelor of Science in Child Development from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette in 1985 and a Masters of Education in Early Childhood Education from the University of New Orleans in 1988. She taught Kindergarten in Texas and Special Education Preschool in Louisiana, in addition to spending many years working in the field of early intervention including as Developmental Specialist in Pensacola, Florida and an Adaptive Skills Training Supervisor in Sacramento, California. Her training also includes the Barton Reading & Spelling System Tutor Training. Laurie has earned certification of Certified Structured Literacy Teacher through the Center for Effective Reading Instruction, a subsidiary of the International Dyslexia Association. She loves working one-on-one with children and seeing the light bulb go off when they feel success. Having watched her own son with Autism struggle to read, she is very motivated to help other students succeed! Her hobbies include hiking, kayaking, and learning to knit.

Anna Reinhard, Office Manager   A Pittsburg native, Anna relocated with her husband, Dew, from Scottsdale, AZ to Mobile in 2018. In Arizona, Anna was a corporate enrollment specialist at Children’s Learning Adventure. Before moving out west, she and her husband resided in Nashville, TN where she was a teacher at The Garner School. Anna earned her Bachelors of Arts in Public Relations and Advertising from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. Outside of Read Write, Anna loves to explore her new home with her husband and puppy, Jameson.

Anna Reinhard, Office Manager

A Pittsburg native, Anna relocated with her husband, Dew, from Scottsdale, AZ to Mobile in 2018. In Arizona, Anna was a corporate enrollment specialist at Children’s Learning Adventure. Before moving out west, she and her husband resided in Nashville, TN where she was a teacher at The Garner School. Anna earned her Bachelors of Arts in Public Relations and Advertising from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. Outside of Read Write, Anna loves to explore her new home with her husband and puppy, Jameson.


Ann Marie Russell, Assistant Director   Ann Marie Russell began teaching at Read Write in 2014. She is a graduate of the University of South Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Speech and Hearing Sciences. Ann Marie has earned the certification of Certified Structured Literacy Teacher from the Center for Effective Reading Instruction, a subsidiary of the International Dyslexia Association. Her training includes Neuhaus Reading Readiness, Neuhaus Written Expression, Handwriting Without Tears, Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy, and Barton Reading and Spelling System Tutor Training. She has taken courses in Speech Science, Communication Disorders, and Clinical Phonics. She attended the International Dyslexia Association annual conference in 2015 and 2017 and many local trainings and conferences. Outside of Read Write, Ann Marie teaches Sunday school at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, is an active member of the Junior League of Mobile, and enjoys spending time with her tabby cat, Cookie.

Ann Marie Russell, Assistant Director

Ann Marie Russell began teaching at Read Write in 2014. She is a graduate of the University of South Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Speech and Hearing Sciences. Ann Marie has earned the certification of Certified Structured Literacy Teacher from the Center for Effective Reading Instruction, a subsidiary of the International Dyslexia Association. Her training includes Neuhaus Reading Readiness, Neuhaus Written Expression, Handwriting Without Tears, Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy, and Barton Reading and Spelling System Tutor Training. She has taken courses in Speech Science, Communication Disorders, and Clinical Phonics. She attended the International Dyslexia Association annual conference in 2015 and 2017 and many local trainings and conferences. Outside of Read Write, Ann Marie teaches Sunday school at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, is an active member of the Junior League of Mobile, and enjoys spending time with her tabby cat, Cookie.

Marty Stringer   Marty Stringer has 22 years of teaching experience in both elementary and middle schools. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education and Language Arts from the University of Mobile and her Master of Arts in Gifted Education from the University of Alabama. She recently completed her Educational Leadership Certificate at the University of South Alabama. Marty has completed training in the Barton Reading & Spelling System Tutor Training Program. She loves to work one-on-one with students and watch them succeed! When Marty is not at Read Write, she enjoys teaching, reading, and spending time with her family. She also loves playing ball with her newest addition, her eighty-pound yellow Lab, Lily Jane.

Marty Stringer

Marty Stringer has 22 years of teaching experience in both elementary and middle schools. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education and Language Arts from the University of Mobile and her Master of Arts in Gifted Education from the University of Alabama. She recently completed her Educational Leadership Certificate at the University of South Alabama. Marty has completed training in the Barton Reading & Spelling System Tutor Training Program. She loves to work one-on-one with students and watch them succeed! When Marty is not at Read Write, she enjoys teaching, reading, and spending time with her family. She also loves playing ball with her newest addition, her eighty-pound yellow Lab, Lily Jane.


Kandy Whitfield   Kandy is a former reading coach and teacher with experience in grades Pre-K through 3rd grade. She has taught in both public and private schools. She graduated from the University of South Alabama with a degree in Early Childhood Education. Kandy’s training includes Barton Reading & Spelling System Tutor Training and Neuhaus Education Center’s Reading Readiness course. She has a daughter, son-in-law, and three wonderful grandchildren in Orange Beach and a son in Tampa. Kandy loves to ride around in the boat with her family. She is so excited to be working with the students at the Read-Write: The Learning Center.

Kandy Whitfield

Kandy is a former reading coach and teacher with experience in grades Pre-K through 3rd grade. She has taught in both public and private schools. She graduated from the University of South Alabama with a degree in Early Childhood Education. Kandy’s training includes Barton Reading & Spelling System Tutor Training and Neuhaus Education Center’s Reading Readiness course. She has a daughter, son-in-law, and three wonderful grandchildren in Orange Beach and a son in Tampa. Kandy loves to ride around in the boat with her family. She is so excited to be working with the students at the Read-Write: The Learning Center.