20+ years as an educational consultant throughout California (and other states) focusing on literacy, academic achievement, especially for English Language Learners K-12. Specialties are in literacy, test prep, ELL success, reading, and writing in all Common Core writing types, vocabulary development, and integrating reading and writing in all subject areas.
I was trained as a Literacy Coach and specialize in helping teachers help their students improve their reading and writing skills to achieve success in school in English Language Arts. I also help classrooms integrate reading and writing in all areas.
Honors graduate in Education Published author 6 books on ELA Instruction and planning
MA in Reading Leadership 1994, Language Development Credential 1994, Reading Specialist Credential 1995, BA Liberal Arts 1982, Phi Beta Kappa
Classroom Teacher and Staff Developer 1990s, Educational Consultant 1990s. Currently director and owner of education consulting firm, Knox Education, with 20+years helping schools throughout California before and after the implementation of the Common Core. Established website knoxeducation.com in 2006. Member of the International Reading Association, Association for the Supervision of Curriculum Development, California Association of Bilingual Educators, California Reading Association