Noel is a passionate educator focused on the educational development of children with dyslexia and learning differences using multi-sensory teaching methods. In 2015, with the help of CoxHealth, she founded the Springfield Center for Dyslexia and Learning, and in 2016, she began serving as part of Missouri’s Legislative Task Force on Dyslexia. The task force makes recommendations to the governor, Joint Committee on Education, and relevant state agencies regarding dyslexia. The task force also makes recommendations for a statewide system for identification, intervention, and delivery of supports for students with dyslexia. Noel has been a Dyslexia tutor specialist for nine years. She is a Certified Academic Language Therapist, and an Accredited Instructor in Teaching Take Flight, a multi-sensory teaching system for dyslexic students. She has completed training in Orton-Gillingham and the Wilson Reading System.