Tara Guerriero attended Northwestern University where she received her Ph.D. in Learning Disabilities, with a concentration in Cognitive Neuroscience. She also received her Master of Arts degree in Learning Disabilities and her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a concentration in Learning Disabilities and a minor in Psychology from Northwestern University. Dr. Guerriero is certified as a Special Education Teacher in the state of Pennsylvania, as well as a Learning Behavior Specialist in Learning Disabilities in the state of Illinois. She was both a clinician and supervisor in a learning clinic at Northwestern University, where she provided remediation for children with learning disabilities and conducted psycho-educational evaluations of children and adults for the purpose of identifying and diagnosing learning disabilities. Dr. Guerriero's research interests in the field of Learning Disabilities include both assessment and teaching within the areas of mathematics and reading. Her dissertation was entitled, "The Role of Language Comprehension and Computation in Mathematical Word Problem Solving Among Students with Different Levels of Computation Achievement."