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<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN">Matt Morone is a literacy coach and English teacher at Pascack Valley High School in Hillsdale, New Jersey where he currently teaches and advises the school’s literature and arts magazine <u><span style="color: #1155cc;"><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.outsideinmag.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span style="color: #1155cc;">Outside/In</span></a></span></u>. Since 2015 he has served as Member-at-Large and New Jersey State Liaison for the <u><span style="color: #1155cc;"><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.ncte.org/cel/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span style="color: #1155cc;">Conference on English Leadership (CEL)</span></a></span></u>, an affiliate of <u><span style="color: #1155cc;"><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.ncte.org/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span style="color: #1155cc;">The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)</span></a></span></u> and has been published in their <u><span style="color: #1155cc;"><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.ncte.org/journals/elq" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span style="color: #1155cc;">English Leadership Quarterly</span></a></span></u>.</span></p> <p> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN">In the fall of 2016, Matt began serving as a teacher leader in <u><span style="color: #1155cc;"><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.littogether.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span style="color: #1155cc;">LitTogether</span></a></span></u>, where he presently coaches other educators on developing and implementing standards-based and student-centered classrooms. In 2016, Matt was named Princeton University Distinguished Secondary Teacher of the Year by Princeton University. Matt’s teaching has been featured in <u><span style="color: #1155cc;"><a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.wsj.com/articles/teachers-new-homework-a-watchman-plan-1436917909" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span style="color: #1155cc;">The Wall Street Journal</span></a></span></u>, <u><span style="color: #1155cc;"><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.cnn.com/2014/02/23/living/snow-days-virtual-schools/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span style="color: #1155cc;">CNN</span></a></span></u>, <u><span style="color: #1155cc;"><a rel="nofollow" href="http://archive.northjersey.com/news/pascack-valley-high-school-english-teacher-enlists-open-classroom-concept-in-teaching-1.1469510" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span style="color: #1155cc;">The Bergen Record</span></a></span></u> and <u><span style="color: #1155cc;"><a rel="nofollow" href="https://secure.ncte.org/store/2014-august-elq-v37-1" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span style="color: #1155cc;">NCTE</span></a></span></u> publications, among others. ​You can follow him on Twitter <u><span style="color: #1155cc;"><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.twitter.com/mrmorone" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span style="color: #1155cc;">@MrMorone</span></a></span></u> and read his education blog at <u><span style="color: #1155cc;"><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.failsafely.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span style="color: #1155cc;">FailSafely.com</span></a></span></u></span></p> <p> </p>