Pat Gallant is past president of MRA (2009-2010)
and past co-editor of the MRJ. Currently a research
professor and consultant for the Vermont Reads
Institute at the University of Vermont, Dr. Gallant
maintains the strong ties to Michigan she built
during her work as an associate professor of literacy
education at University of Michigan, Flint, and as a
teacher and reading specialist in K-12 schools.
Kathy Highfield is an elementary teacher at Rose
Pioneer Elementary School in the Holly Area Schools
district, where she has taught grades 2-6 and assisted
teachers with curriculum support. Dr. Highfield
is also an adjunct professor at the University of
Michigan,Flint. She earned her Ph.D. from Oakland
University in 2003 and continues to support K-12
teachers in improving literacy instruction and
Gallant, Pat and Highfield, Kathy
"Professional Books of Interest,"
Michigan Reading Journal: Vol. 45:
2, Article 17.