I am an National Board Certified, Spanish-bilingual elementary educator with over 20 years expertise in the areas of literacy, differentiation, English Language Acquisition and author study. I am also a published children's book author with Random House, Scholastic and Barefoot Books. I work as a literacy consultant in California and tour nationally to promote my books.
My work in literacy in based in the Teachers College Reading and Writing Workshop as well as GLAD, Systematic ELD and Standards-based alignment (with the new Common Core at the forefront).
National Board Certified Teacher Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators illustrator of the month
graduated from The University of Michigan did Teach For America got my National Boards ten years ago & just renewed
Author of ABC Baby Me, My Mama Earth and a forthcoming title from Scholastic