Kathy Glass

A master teacher and coach, Kathy Glass now works as a curriculum and instruction consultant to school districts across the U.S. In her 22 years in education, she has coached teachers and conducted workshops on backward design, 6 traits of writing, curriculum design and development, differentiated instruction, instructional strategies, curriculum mapping, ELA Common Core, literacy, and more. Past/current clients include the California Office to Reform Education (CORE Districts), Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Memphis City Schools (Memphis, TN) and Roanoke River Valley Education Consortium (North Carolina).

Among her many publications are Complex Text Decoded: How to Design Lessons and use Strategies that Target Authentic Texts (2015, ASCD; pre-publication), Mapping Comprehensive Units to the ELA Common Core Standards, 6-12 (2013, Corwin), Mapping Comprehensive Units to the ELA Common Core Standards, K-5 (2012, Corwin) and Curriculum Design for Writing Instruction and Assessment: Standards-Based Lessons and Rubrics (2005, Corwin) with a foreword by Carol Tomlinson.