Stefane Beddard is a Partnership Consultant at Schoolwide, Inc. She is an experienced educator, having served since 2001 in the roles of teacher, instructional coach, curriculum writer and reviewer, state literacy trainer, and district literacy and instructional coach leader. Stefane holds a bachelor of arts degree in elementary education with a minor in child psychology from East Carolina University and two Master of Education degrees, in Language and Literacy as well as Curriculum/Instruction Supervision, from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She received her National Board Certification in Reading-Language Arts: Early and Middle Childhood in 2008. Stefane has provided literacy professional development in schools, at universities, and at professional conferences. Her diverse consulting work includes demonstrating lessons, leading literacy workshops, coaching teachers, supporting instructional coaches, and working with administrators to customize professional development programs.