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Irene Fountas

Director, Literacy Collaborative, Lesley University; Language Arts consultant; Journeys Special Consultant

Dr. Fountas is a thought leader in the field of reading instruction, and one of the world’s leading experts in tailoring literacy instruction to student ability. A former classroom teacher, she has built a career around understanding student needs. In addition to consulting across the globe on curriculum development and teacher preparation, she has co-authored some of the foremost texts on guided reading instruction.