About Sterling Ties Publications
Sterling Ties Publications is a small family owned business which specializes in educational materials for elementary students in Idaho and Colorado. Our materials are user friendly and have been created by experienced teachers. We have been in the publishing business since 1992, but have been in education since 1953.
About the Authors
Caryl Humphries taught elementary school for 17 years, most of which were spent teaching fourth grade at Eagle Elementary in Eagle, Idaho.
She holds a masters degree in reading education from Boise State University. For thirteen years she coordinated the fourth grade Rendezvous held each year in the Meridian School District.
In 1998, Caryl resigned from teaching to spend more time with her family and to dedicate more time to writing.
She lives in Boise with her husband Ed. She works with her mother, Dorothy Dutton.
Dr. Dorothy Dutton is an educational consultant and reading specialist.
She holds a masters degree in elementary education from Western State College in Gunnison, Colorado and a doctorate of reading from the University of Northern Colorado.
Dorothy has a total of thirty-three years of teaching experience. She has taught every level from kindergarten through college.
She was district curriculum director in the Gunnison School District for three years. When she retired from teaching, she moved to Idaho from Colorado to be near her daughter and family. She has four children, seven grandchildren and three great grand babies.