Katie Hull-Sypnieski

has taught English Learners of all levels for 15 years in the Sacramento City Unified School District. She has served as a teaching consultant with the Area 3 Writing Project at UC Davis for the past ten years and as a district lead trainer for the WRITE Institute. Katie is the co-author of the book The ESL/ELL Teacher’s Survival Guide (with Larry Ferlazzo). She is a member of the Teacher Leaders Network and has published articles in Education Week Teacher. Katie currently teaches English and ELD at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California. She is married and has three children.