Clare Landrigan is a staff developer who is still a teacher at heart. After years serving as an educator and administrator in elementary public schools, she is a staff developer, spending her days partnering with school systems to implement best practices in the field of literacy. She believes that effective professional development includes side-by-side teaching, analysis of student work, mutual trust, respect, and a good dose of laughter. Clare is the coauthor of, It’s All About the Books: How to Create Bookrooms and Classroom Libraries That Inspire Readers and Assessment in Perspective. She is on the board of The Book Love Foundation. She blogs about books and the art of teaching on her website www.clarelandrigan.com.