Sue has enjoyed a 36-year career as a classroom teacher, program coordinator, and school administrator. In her sessions, she shares her hands-on experience in the areas of effective teaching and school improvement along with tools and strategies teachers can bring back to their classrooms. As founder and director of a school improvement consortium, Sue works with over 160 school districts in improving curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Sue is co-author of Reading Strategies for the Content Areas: An ASCD Action Tool, Volumes 1 and II and Using Writing to Learn Across the Content Areas: An ASCD Action Tool. She also wrote ASCD Action Tools on Strategies for Designing, Implementing and Evaluating Professional Development, Adolescent Literacy and Teaching 21st Century Skills.