Elizabeth W. English, PhD, is an education consultant at Center for the Collaborative Classroom. She has experience as a classroom teacher, reading specialist, and Reading Recovery teacher. In addition, she has held both building-level and central-office leadership positions as a Title I director, early literacy specialist, intervention specialist, and elementary school principal. She has presented at numerous professional conferences and taught graduate courses in literacy for four universities in Virginia. She holds a BS is in Elementary Education, an MEd in Reading, and a PhD in Psycholinguistics.