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Rebeka Eston Salemi is a kindergarten teacher at the Lincoln School in Lincoln, Massachusetts. From the beginning of her career to the present she has firmly committed to being a classroom teacher who puts her students and their growing understandings and confidence at the heart of what she does.
A former elementary and middle school principal, Kirk Savage is currently a Director of Instruction with the Chilliwack School District. Kirk is a four-time world champion in Ultimate Frisbee, a sport that he also played professionally with the Vancouver Nighthawks.
Beth Schipper teaches language arts courses and works with teachers in the credential program at California State University at Fullerton. She also teaches for the University of Pennsylvania's Penn Literacy Network and consults for schools and school districts in California.
Edgar Schmidt has worked as a classroom teacher for grades two through high school and as a school principal for regular and alternative stream programs. He is the author of teaching materials with topics ranging from science and spelling to choice and accountability in education.
John Schu has made a career out of advocating for the people and things he cares about most: kids, books, and the people that connect them. John is a children’s book author, a part-time lecturer at Rutgers University, and the children’s librarian for Bookelicious.
Alex Shirran is a native of Vancouver, British Columbia, and has taught for fifteen years in the Delta School District in British Columbia. He has taught both high school and elementary school classes, essay-writing courses for postsecondary students, and ESL classes in Japan and Canada.
Jessica Shumway has worked as a second-, third-, and fourth-grade classroom teacher and as a mathematics coach for teachers of Pre-K through fifth grade in Texas and Virginia. She is currently an assistant professor of mathematics education at Utah State University.
Antony T. Smith is an associate professor of literacy education at the University of Washington Bothell. As an elementary teacher, he explored reading comprehension and vocabulary development through literature circles and content-area read-alouds and discussions.
Margot Holmes Smith is a reading and math intervention teacher for fourth and fifth grades at Atkinson Academy for Excellence in Teaching and Learning in Louisville, Kentucky. Prior to becoming an intervention teacher, she taught third and fourth grades at Atkinson.
Diane Snowball hails from Australia and travels a lot between her home and New York. In her long career, she's been a teacher of mathematics and science, teacher-librarian, K–6 classroom teacher, assistant principal, and literacy consultant, among many other positions.
Marsha Spears has spent over ten years as a highly sought after teacher trainer and popular presenter across the country. Her 30 plus year career as a classroom teacher and administrator includes classroom experience at the primary, intermediate and upper grade levels.
Stephanie Steffey taught in the primary grades for a number of years and is also a university instructor in teacher education. She works towards being a whole language teacher in both settings and is particularly interested in the teaching of social studies.
Amy Stewart is a literacy coach who works and learns alongside K-3 teachers and students in a suburb of Chicago. An avid reader and writer herself, Amy spends her days working to inspire passionate children who use reading and writing to learn, lead, and create.
Melissa Stewart has written more than 180 science books for children, including the ALA Notable Feathers: Not Just for Flying, illustrated by Sarah S. Brannen, the SCBWI Golden Kite Honor title Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes and Stinkers: Celebrating Animal Underdogs, and Can an Aardvark Bark?
Denny Taylor is an ethnographer and writer who has spent more than twenty years working with families, communities, and schools. Her awards include the Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize from the Modern Language Association of America, the Elva Knight Award from the International Reading Association.
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