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<p>A former classroom teacher and professor of reading, Nancy Boyles is a literacy consultant, who provides workshops, model lessons, and curriculum support to districts and organizations nationally, regionally, and locally. Over the course of her career she has received numerous awards , including New England Reading Association’s Outstanding Literacy Leader Award and Connecticut Reading Association’s Celebrate Literacy Award for exemplary service.</p> <p>Nancy is the author most recently of <em><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.corwin.com/books/Book247816">Lessons and Units for Closer Reading, K-2</a></em> (Corwin, 2016). She is a former classroom teacher, professor, and a <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.corwin.com/learning/author-consulting/boyles.html">Corwin literacy consultant</a>.</p>