Wendy Seger is a manager of district partnerships with Center for the Collaborative Classroom. She has over 20 years of classroom teaching experience in the primary and intermediate grades. Her classroom work has been published in Language Arts and in the TESOL Classroom Practice Series, Authenticity in the Language Classroom and Beyond: Children and Adolescent Learners. During the last ten years Wendy has served as an instructional coach and developed and facilitated instructional coaching content for coaches in several other districts. She holds a BS in Elementary Education from Bethel College and a M.Ed. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Department of Literacy, Language, and Culture.