Rona Levick is a literacy consultant with extensive experience at the city and state levels where she has shared her expertise in reading and writing. She works rigorously with school communities to strengthen teaching and learning by promoting professional development that is focused on increased student achievement across all disciplines. By having a shared vision and establishing a classroom culture that supports the learning of every student, educators can transform schools. Rona works to develop classroom environments that are both joyful and demanding where students will flourish and become lifelong learners. She has been an active participant in the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project. Currently, she provides professional development that includes workshops, curriculum design and development, study groups, classroom lab sites and other collaborative structures that sustain and foster a culture of high expectations.