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James Blasingame

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James Blasingame is an associate professor of English at Arizona State University and director of ASU Secondary English Education. He is a past president of the Assembly on Literature for

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Jim Burke

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Jim Burke teaches English at Burlingame High School in Burlingame, California where he has worked for over twenty years. Author of more than twenty books on teaching and literacy, Jim

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Beverly Chin

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Beverly is Professor of English, Director of the English Teaching Program, and former Director of the Montana Writing Project at the University of Montana in Missoula. In 1996, Dr. Chin

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Amber Clemmons

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Amber Clemmons, Educational Associate for the Baltimore City Public School System, continuously strives to develop engaging and rigorous curriculum which meets the needs of all students. She was a sixth,

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Ruth Culham

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Ruth Culham, Ed.D., is the president of the Culham Writing Company and former Unit Manager of the Assessment Program at Education Northwest in Portland, Oregon. She is the recognized expert

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Patrick Daley

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Patrick Daley is a nationally-known expert in adolescent literacy, as well as an advocate for the older struggling reader – and for the teachers who teach them. Most recently, he

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Sally Doherty

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Sally Doherty is an Executive Editor at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. She has been an editor for nearly thirty years, specializing

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Allison Feldman

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Allison Feldman has spent the bulk of her career at Scholastic Inc. where she is currently Vice President and General Manager in the Scholastic Classroom and Community Group. While at

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Jerilynne Fierstein

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Jerilynne Fierstein has dedicated over forty years to urban education, serving the Yonkers Public Schools – New York’s fourth largest school district – in the roles of Executive Director/Communications Officer,

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Kelly Gallagher

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Kelly Gallagher is a full-time high school English teacher at Magnolia High School in Anaheim, California, where he has taught for 28 years. Kelly, a nationally-known presenter, is the author

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