Sandi has been in education for over a decade, both as a classroom teacher and a Literacy Consultant. She earned a BA in Communications from William Paterson University and a MA in Education from The College of New Jersey. Her experience teaching across many grade levels deeply influences her work with educators and administrators across the country. She is passionate about facilitating learning experiences that help educators develop an excitement and understanding about quality literacy instruction. Sandi grew up in New Jersey near the beach, and now lives outside of the Philadelphia area. When she is not working, you can find her spending time with her husband and two kids, doing yoga, cooking, and traveling.