This program was created by, Dr. Nancy Boyles, Ed.D.
, a national literacy consultant, and professor emerita, at Southern Connecticut State University, where she also coordinated the Graduate Reading Program. A former classroom teacher of many years, Nancy has written 10 books on comprehension, including three on close reading. Her chapter, “The Rigor of Independent Close Reading,”
appears in, Comprehensive Literacy Basics: An Anthology
, from Capstone Professional
. Nancy currently provides professional development to schools and districts, presenting workshops, developing curriculum, and modeling best practices in classrooms.