Dr. Tricia Zucker is an Associate Professor in the Children’s Learning Institute at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She serves as CLI’s Co-Director with April Crawford, Ph.D. and holds the Harriet and Joe Foster Distinguished Professorship. Dr. Zucker’s research interests include interventions designed to address reading, language, and academic difficulties. She has expertise in evidence-based curriculum and instruction, aligned family- and school-based interventions, and assessment development. Her research focuses on children who are at-risk for learning disabilities and English learners from birth through elementary grades.