After 22 years in the classroom, Nancy is currently working as a literacy coach/consultant. Instrumental in bringing an understanding of the Common Core State Standards to Chicago teachers through collaborative work with teacher teams, teacher leaders, and administrators, Nancy’s unique approach to close reading has been used in classrooms across the city. With two National Board Certifications and a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction, she has been a driving force in the Chicago Public Schools for the past 15 years. Additionally, Nancy shares her expertise nationally through her website, keystothecore.com, and through her professional publications: Instructional Resources for Teaching the Common Core and Unlocking Close Reading, both published by Capstone.
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