Mary Howard

Honoring Our Children as Trusted Book Co-Collaborators and Decision Makers


Mary Howard is often described as a “teachers’ teacher,” blending insight into research and practice with classroom realities. An educator for forty-nine years, she combines extensive experience as a special education, Title 1, and Reading Recovery teacher with a long-time role as reading specialist/ coach. Mary continues to work in schools across the country as a literacy consultant. She is the author of RTI from All Sides: What Every Teacher Needs to Know (Heinemann, 2009) and Good to Great Teaching: Focusing on the Literacy Work that Matters (Heinemann, 2012).