Stephanie Harvey is the president of Stephanie Harvey Consulting. After fifteen years of public school teaching, both in regular education and special education classrooms, she worked for 12 years as a staff developer for the Denver based Public Education and Business Coalition. Mrs. Harvey works with educators, schools, and districts to implement progressive literacy practices. She is a regular presenter at literacy conferences around the country, including her own annual Reading is Thinking conference each summer. Mrs. Harvey is the co-author of From Striving to Thriving: How to Grow Confident, Capable Readers (Scholastic).