Marcia Carter has taught English for thirty-two years and is a consultant for the California Region 8 AVID precollegiate program. She is a statewide and national presenter for many organizations, including AVID, NCTE, IRA, and ASCD.
Anita Hernandez is coauthor of the Heinemann titles Interactive Notebooks for English Language Learners and Theme-Sets for Secondary Students. A former classroom teacher and college migrant program coordinator, she is Associate Professor in the college of education for California Polytechnic State University. She teaches reading and language-arts methods, and bilingual literacy methods courses for future teachers. Anita has directed a federal professional development grant for teachers of second language learners, worked with the California Muni-Corps Program, consulted with the San Diego County Office of Education, and served with the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Jeannine D. Richison is coauthor of the Heinemann titles Interactive Notebooks for English Language Learners and Theme-Sets for Secondary Students. She taught secondary English for twenty-eight years and currently coordinates English education at California Polytechnic State University. She has worked in a variety of capacities with the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, the California Early Assessment Program, and the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence. She has also been a speech and debate coach with the National Forensic League.