Jill Erfourth is the 2021-2022 President of the Michigan Reading Association. Jill has over 25 years of experience as an educator in Utica Community Schools. Previously she has served as a second-grade teacher for 18 years and a literacy coach for the past two years. Jill is currently a District K-6 Literacy Consultant in UCS. As a Macomb County Literacy Ambassador, she shares her love of reading and advocates for equity through literacy in Utica Schools and across the county. Jill is the co-author of Interacting With informational Text for Close and Critical Reading. She holds a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Saginaw Valley State University. Jill has been nominated for Michigan Teacher of the Year, in which she placed as a 2018-2019 MTOY semi-finalist. You can reach Jill Erfourth at jerfourth.michiganreading@ gmail.com.