Gerald V. Bailey, President & CEO
Mr. Bailey is the third cofounder of Dynamic Literacy, and has been a computer systems professional for more than 25 years. Jerry has a broad range of experience as a systems analyst, systems designer, programmer, and consultant. His former employers and long-term clients include The Institute for Chartered Financial Analysts, The Mayo Clinic, The University of Virginia, APPX Software, United Parcel Service, Hospice of the Piedmont, and St. Anne’s Belfield School. He also served as an adjunct professor for The University of Virginia Division of Continuing Education, teaching a variety of database courses.
Dr. Thomas H. Estes, Author
A cofounder of Dynamic Literacy, Dr. Estes holds the distinction of Professor Emeritus, University of Virginia. From 1970 to 2001, he served as professor of Reading Education in the Curry School of Education, University of Virginia. Previously, Dr. Estes was an English teacher at the high school level and worked as a reading specialist in an elementary school. He has authored several books, written numerous articles and delivered many conference presentations on the psychology and pedagogy of reading. Dr. Estes holds a B.S. in English Education from the University of North Texas, and a M.Ed. and Ph.D. from Syracuse University with a specialty in Reading and Language Arts.
Dr. Rollin David Larrick, Director of Instructional Content
The other founding member of Dynamic Literacy, Dr. Larrick serves as a consultant on matters of language and derivation, and as product developer for the WordBuild® Vocabulary Development System. Prior to joining the company, he spent the last 25 years as a Latin and Greek teacher at the high school level. During this time Dr. Larrick also taught Linguistics for Teachers as an adjunct instructor at the University of Virginia, and Latin, English grammar, and Humanities at Piedmont Virginia Community College. He received his B.A. with High Distinction in Greek and his M.A. in English from the University of Virginia. Dr. Larrick also earned his interdisciplinary Ph.D. from Florida State University with emphasis on Greek and Latin literature.