Alphabetical List of Presenters

Last Name

NANCY PAPA-RUPERT: Title 1 Reading Specialist, Reading Recovery, Descubriendo La Lectura, and CIM intervention, Waukesha School District

KRIS PETERSON: Director of English Education, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Oversees the work related to the Foundations of Reading Test, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and across the UW System

EMILY PORTLE: Instructional Resource Teacher, Madison Metropolitan School District

LIZ PRATHER: teaches writing at Lafayette High School in Lexington, Kentucky. She holds an MFA from the University of Texas-Austin and is the author of Project-Based Writing: Teaching Students to Manage Time and Clarify Purpose (Heinemann 2017) and the forthcoming Story Matters: Teaching Teens the Tools of Narrative to Argue and Inform (Heinemann 2019)

GRETCHEN PRATT: Reading Specialist, Science Educator, School District of Waukesha

MARILYN PRYLE: has taught for over 20 years and is currently an English teacher at Abington Heights High School in Clarks Summit, PA. She is the author of several books for teachers, most recently Reading with Presence (Heinemann) and 50 Writing Activities for Meeting Higher Standards (Scholastic). Marilyn has also taught in Boston, Philadelphia, and Nepal, and was recently named Pennsylvania’s 2019 Teacher of the Year.