Stephanie Harvey has spent the past 30 years teaching and learning about reading and writing. She received her B.A. from the University of Denver and her M.A. from the University of Colorado. After 15 years of regular elementary and special education teaching in the Jefferson County Schools in Lakewood, Colorado, Stephanie became a staff developer for the Denver-based Public Education and Business Coalition (PEBC), a partnership of leaders from education and business who support innovation in public schools. In that role, she has worked with educators throughout Colorado coordinating literacy projects, leading workshops, and conducting classroom demonstrations.