Alan N. Crawford

Jean Wallace Gillet, Ed. D., has been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, and university educator for nearly thirty years.  She is currently an elementary reading specialist in central Virginia.  Jean has coauthored SRA Spelling (SRA/McGraw Hill, 2004) and  professional books including Understanding Reading Problems, now in its 7th edition, with Charles Temple and Alan Crawford (Allyn & Bacon, 2007); Language and Literacy with Charles Temple (HarperCollins, 1996); Teaching Kids to Spell with J. Richard Gentry (Heinemann, 1993); and Directing the Writing Workshop with Lynn Beverly (Guilford Press, 2001).  She has been a staff development consultant to dozens of school districts and has presented papers and workshops at state, regional, and national conferences.