Contributor: Karen Szymusiak
Karen Szymusiak has walked in the shoes of almost every school community member - over the years she has met with colleagues as a teacher, parent, curriculum coordinator, staff developer and literacy specialist. She now leads others as a school principal at Glacier Ridge Elementary School (Dublin, OH). Karen is the co-author (with Franki Sibberson) of many books and videos on teaching reading and assessment in the intermediate grades. She is also featured on the Choice Literacy DVD, The Literacy Principal in Action.