Stephanie Harvey has spent her career teaching and learning about reading and writing. An elementary and special education teacher for fifteen years, she now works as a staff developer and educational consultant. The author of two books, Nonfiction Matters and Strategies That Work coauthored by Anne Goudvis, Steph works with educators, schools, and districts to implement progressive literacy practices. In addition, Steph and Anne have created a number of video series that showcase thoughtful literacy instruction in classrooms around the country. Insatiably curious about student thinking, Steph is a teacher first and foremost and continues to work in schools on a regular basis, savoring any time spent with kids.ANNE GOUDVIS
Anne Goudvis has been a classroom teacher, staff developer, and university instructor. For the past fifteen years she has worked as a staff developer with the Denver-based Public Education and Business Coalition and currently does staff development in schools around the country. Recent interests include working in schools with culturally and liguistically diverse students and integrating reading comprehension instruction with content area topics in social studies and science.