Rebecca is equal parts educator and artist. She leads teachers, schools, and districts in California and NYC in robust, joyful, and engaging literacy curriculum and instruction. She teaches courses at Columbia University Teachers College on the integration of the arts into literacy instruction and is the author of The Artful Read Aloud. Rebecca is also an actress and has performed in numerous off-broadway and regional theaters around the country. Her new musical play, The Raft, written with acclaimed singer-songwriter Catie Curtis, will have its premiere at Club Passim in Cambridge, MA on March 29, 2020.