Frank Serafini is the author of the Heinemann title Classroom Reading Assessment. He is a leading voice on the reading workshop, whether the topic is implementation, planning, assessment, or comprehension. His passion for the workshop has helped tens of thousands of teachers find more effective and professionally satisfying teaching through Heinemann professional books such as Around the Reading Workshop in 180 Days, Lessons in Comprehension, and The Reading Workshop. His newest book, Reading Workshop 2.0, is scheduled to be released in 2015. Frank is an associate professor of Literacy Education at Arizona State University, and he brings his ideas, experiences, and deep understanding of reading instruction to teachers around the country as a member of Heinemann Professional Development Services.
Suzette Youngs is the coauthor of several Heinemann titles, including More (Advanced) Lessons in Comprehension (2008), Writing Withouth Boundaries (2007), and Around the Reading Workshop in 180 Days (2006). Suzette taught the intermediate grades in multiage classrooms in Arizona, Colorado, and Nevada. She is currently teaching courses in reading methods and children's literature while pursuing a doctorate at the University of Nevada, Reno. Her love of literature inspires not only her students, but also her two daughters, Chandler and Morgan. Suzette Youngs is a Heinemann Professional Development provider.