Bari Snyder holds a degree in English with Certifications in Elementary Education from New York, Texas and Colorado. Originally from Rochester, New York, Bari now enjoys the Rocky Mountain life in Colorado Springs, Colorado with her two teenagers. After several years in Texas, where she taught First Grade, Bari moved to Colorado Springs and became a Literacy Coach and an Early Intervention Reading Specialist. Bari’s creativity and extends beyond the classroom as she is also a skilled Woodturner selling her art at local galleries and shops. Aside from teaching and art, Bari has four years of experience as a Social Media Manager for several authors and coaches around the country. When she’s not ‘turning’ pens, or teaching children to read, Bari also enjoys the art and practice of henna design.