Heather Richard

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For the past two decades, Heather Richard has focused on the importance of reading, writing, and information literacy as the foundation of critical thinking skills. As a high school English teacher, she promoted student-centered learning, and as a former school librarian she worked with all content areas to support various interdisciplinary initiatives. She currently works with a statewide organization to support various under-performing schools through literacy coaching, curriculum review, and evidence-based turnaround strategies.