Carol Jago
HMH Author and Associate Director, California Reading & Literature Project at UCLA

Carol Jago has taught English in middle and high schools for 32 years and is now the associate director of the California Reading & Literature Project at the University of California, Los Angeles. She served as president of the National Council of Teachers of English and as chair of the College Board’s English Academic Advisory Committee. 

She has published several books with Heinemann including With Rigor for All: Meeting Standards for Reading Literature and Cohesive Writing: Why Concept Is Not Enough. The Book in Question: Why and How Reading Is in Crisis will be released fall 2018.

In 2015, Carol was awarded the International Literacy Association’s Adolescent Literacy Thought Leader Award and in 2016 the NCTE’s Conference on English Leadership’s Exemplary Leadership Award. She has been named by the U.S. Department of Education to serve on the National Assessment Governing Board.

Carol Jago has taught English in middle and high schools for 32 years and is now the associate director of the California Reading & Literature Project at the University of California, Los Angeles. She served as president of the National Council of Teachers of English and as chair of the College Board’s English Academic Advisory Committee. 

She has published several books with Heinemann including With Rigor for All: Meeting Standards for Reading Literature and Cohesive Writing: Why Concept Is Not Enough. The Book in Question: Why and How Reading Is in Crisis will be released fall 2018.

In 2015, Carol was awarded the International Literacy Association’s Adolescent Literacy Thought Leader Award and in 2016 the NCTE’s Conference on English Leadership’s Exemplary Leadership Award. She has been named by the U.S. Department of Education to serve on the National Assessment Governing Board.