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. Insatiably curious about student thinking, she is a teacher first and foremost and continues to work in schools on a regular basis savoring any time spent with kids. The author of two books, Nonfiction Matters and Strategies That Work, the latter coauthored by Anne Goudvis, Stephanie works with educators, schools and districts to implement progressive literacy practices. She has created a number of video series that showcase thoughtful literacy practice. Her most recent professional offering, The Comprehension Toolkit created along with Anne Goudvis, is an intensive resource for comprehension instruction and active literacy across the day and throughout the year.