Rebecca Marsick

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Co-Author of Stretching Beyond the Textbook and Secondary Literacy Coach for the Westport Public Schools

Rebecca Marsick has taught elementary school as well as English at both the middle and high school levels. Currently a Secondary Literacy Coach for the Westport Public Schools in Westport, CT, she supports teachers in their understanding and application of disciplinary literacy in English, social studies, and World Language and students in both strengthening their literacy skills and developing a love of reading and writing. She is also the co-author of Stretching Beyond the Textbook, an adjunct professor at Sacred Heart University, presents on literacy at both local and national conferences, and is one of the founders of the Saugatuck StoryFest, a three-day celebration of bringing communities together through story. A lifelong reader, writer, and learner, she believes that inquiry and choice empower both students and teachers.