Courtney Overton, MS, CCC-SLP is the Owner and Founder of Speech of Cake, Inc., a private practice in Alexandria, Virginia that specializes in treating speech sound disorders, dyslexia, and dysgraphia. She is also the Project Manager of a federally funded grant at the University of Maryland in which she and a team of consultants are researching the linguistic structures of African-American English in preschool age children. In 2020, Courtney co-founded a microschool to help kids learn in the middle of a pandemic. St. Clair Learning Center is an innovative educational environment for elementary-age students. Courtney's commitment to learning never ends! She is a doctoral student in literacy, culture, and language education at Indiana University with a minor in educational leadership. She attended Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts to earn a master's degree in speech-language pathology, and she obtained a bachelor's degree in speech-language pathology, minor in linguistics, and certificate in American Sign Language at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.