Lori Oczkus

Unlocking Meaning: Helping Students Comprehend Better


Lori Oczkus is a literacy consultant, author, and popular speaker across the United States and internationally. Hundreds of thousands of educators have attended her motivating, fast paced workshops and read her practical, research-based professional books. Lori has extensive experience as a bilingual elementary teacher, intervention specialist, and staff developer. She teaches in classrooms in virtual and in person settings and knows the challenges teachers face in teaching students to read today! Lori has been inducted in the California Reading Association Hall of Fame for her many contributions to the field of reading in California and internationally. Lori is the author of eight bestselling books on literacy including the internationally acclaimed Reciprocal Teaching at Work: Powerful Strategies and Lessons for Improving Comprehension (foreword by John Hattie, ASCD/ILA, 2018). Learn more about Lori Oczkus on her website, www.lorioczkus.com.