Tracy is the owner and founder of Knowles Learning Specialists, LLC. She received her undergraduate degree in Journalism in 1989 from the University of Georgia. She received her Master’s Degree in Special Education in 1994 from Georgia State University with certification in both Behavior Disorders and Learning Disabilities. She has additional course work in the teaching of reading, written expression, and reading disabilities. Tracy has taught in a variety of settings including public schools, private schools, and private schools for children with learning disabilities. She completed an Orton-Gillingham course in 2000 as a subscriber and has been working with dyslexic students since that time. She completed a year-long Road Runners I course at the Schenck School in 2005. Tracy is a member of The Learning Disabilities Association and The International Dyslexia Association. She has been working with children who learn differently since 1992.