Deb Hoesterey has been an educator for over 40 years serving as a classroom teacher, special educator, reading interventionist, instructional coach, assistant principal, and principal. For the last two years she has served as an educational consultant working with a literacy grant serving children in Title I schools. Deb is a certified trainer for the Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) professional development program. She has provided professional development seminars on a host of subjects including instructional templates, literacy centers, student engagement, and the PARCC assessment. Deb completed her master’s degree in special education at the University of Northern Colorado