Manuscript Development

The following represent books on which I have done significant development.  All have been published unless noted as otherwise.

professional and scholarly titles

The Courage Quotient: How Science Can Make You Braver, Robert Biswas-Diener, Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint (2012)

Bright Not Broken: Gifted Kids, ADHD, and Autism, Diane M. Kennedy and Rebecca S. Banks with Temple Grandin, Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint (2011)

Whole Novels for the Whole Class: A Student-Centered Approach by Ariel Sacks, Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint, (2013) 

Practice Perfect: 42 Rules for Getting Better at Getting Better, Doug Lemov, Erica Woolway, Kate Yezzi, Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint (2013)

Reading Without Limits: Teaching Strategies to Build Independent Reading for Life, Madeline Tippins, Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint (2012)

Teach Like a Champion Field Guide: A Practical Resource to Make the 49 Techniques Your Own, Doug Lemov, Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint (2012)

Getting Smart: How Digital Learning Is Changing the World Tom Vander Ark, Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint (2011) 

Nowhere to Hide: Why Kids with ADHD and LD Hate School and What We Can Do About It , Jerome J..Schultz Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint (2011)

 Teach Like a Champion: 49 Techniques that Put Students on the Path to College, Doug Lemov, Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint (2010)

Getting Started with Policy Governance: Bringing Purpose, Integrity and Efficiency to Your Board’s Work, Caroline Oliver, Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint (2009)

The Jossey-Bass Reader on Nonprofit and Public Leadership, James L. Perry, editor, Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint (2009)

The Mentee’s Guide: Making Mentoring Work for You, Lois J. Zachary, Lory A. Fischler, Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint (2009)

creative nonfiction & fiction

The Boy Who Loved Windows: Opening the Heart and Mind of a Child Threatened with Autism, Patricia Stacey, DaCapo Press (2004)

The Restoration (working title), Julie Fisher, currently seeking representation

The Drayman’s Daughter (working title), Christina Svane, in progress

newsletters, journals, and articles  

 Board Leadership: Policy Governance in Action. Worked with board leadership consultant John Carver to start up bimonthly newsletter. Oversaw the development of all content and format. Interviewed experts in the field and wrote up content. Published by Jossey-Bass Publishers.   (7 years)

About Campus: Enriching the Student Learning Experience. Developed bimonthly magazine for student development professionals in higher education in association with the American College Personnel Association. Solicited and reviewed all articles, rewriting as necessary. Wrote all titles, pull quotes, and article blurbs and author guidelines. (10 years)

Leader to Leader. Interviewed scholars and leadership experts for quarterly journal. (2 years)

workbooks, manuals, and materials

Instructor’s Manual. The Jossey-Bass Reader on Nonprofit and Public Leadership, James L. Perry, editor, Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint (2009.) For each selection in an edited collected created discussion questions, recommendations for assignments and classroom activities, and summaries of key points.

Third-Grade Workbooks. Wrote seven workbooks in math, geography, science, writing, reading, and poetry for Education.com. For each workbook created 15-20 sequential worksheets.

Sonoma County Healthy Business materials. Wrote all instructional materials for the program, including hand-outs on best practices, how to start a wellness committee, guidelines for surveying employees, checklists, etc.

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