Contributor: Andie Cunningham
Finding ways for learners to communicate what they know from life and the books they read has been a crucial part of Andie Cunningham's work within literacy. Andie serves as co-coordinator of the Reading Endorsement program and teaches literacy courses in the preservice and inservice programs at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Ruth Shagoury and Andie wrote Starting with Comprehension while Andie was a kindergarten teacher. She is also National Courage and Renewal facilitator, and consistently brings Courage to Teach to the professionals with whom she works.