Ellin Oliver Keene

Ellin Oliver Keene has been a classroom teacher, staff developer and adjunct professor of reading and writing. For sixteen years she directed staff development initiatives at the Denver-based Public Education & Business Coalition. She served as Deputy Director and Director of Literacy and Staff Development for the Cornerstone Project at the University of Pennsylvania for 4 years and now consults with schools and districts around the country. Ellin Oliver Keene is author of To Understand (Heinemann, 2008), co-author of Comprehension Going Forward (Heinemann, 2011) co-author of Mosaic of Thought (2nd Edition, 2007), and Assessing Comprehension Thinking Strategies (Shell, 2006) as well as numerous chapters for Reading textbooks and journals as well as education policy journals.