Connie Weaver, just retired from the faculty at Western Michigan
University, has been active in the fields of literacy and language
arts for over three decades and has served as a member and
director of the Commission on Reading of the National Council
of Teachers of English. Her most recent book on reading, the 3rd
edition of Reading Process and Practice, is complemented by two
edited books that are used in the NCTE's Reading Initiative, a
professional development program for teachers.