Julie Wight is a teacher, instructional coach, and consultant with over 25 years of experience in education. She taught at the elementary level for 14 years in Upper Arlington, OH and led district-wide professional development for literacy and social studies teachers for six years. She served as an adjunct faculty member at Ashland University, teaching graduate courses focused on curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Julie worked as an instructional coach, in both urban and suburban settings, in New York for the past four years. She is a contributor to Choice Literacy and Lead Literacy, and has written for Heinemann’s Digital Campus titled Love Letters. Julie is working on a book focused on five moves that lift small group reading instruction which will be released through Corwin in the spring of 2018. She holds National Board Certification as well as a B.S. in education, a master’s in language arts and reading, and extensive school leadership post-graduate work (including a pre-K through grade 9 principal license) from The Ohio State University. Julie currently works with K-12 school leaders, instructional coaches, and teachers across the United States and has extensive experience leading professional learning as well as teaching in workshop and demonstration settings.