ReadyGEN Authors

Literacy Instruction for Elementary Reading

ReadyGEN Authors Are English Language Arts Thought Leaders

Ready for success? The ReadyGEN author team includes four of the most distinguished ELA minds in the world. Their research, knowledge, and classroom experiences are evident in every lesson, every day. All ReadyGEN lessons meet your state’s literacy standards, providing a foundation for college and career readiness.

ReadyGEN literacy program author P. David Pearson, Ph.D.

P. David Pearson, Ph.D.

Professor of Language, Literacy and Culture
Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley

Areas of Expertise: Common Core State Standards English Language Arts Work Team, Comprehension

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ReadyGEN literacy program author Sharon Vaughn, Ph.D.

Sharon Vaughn, Ph.D.

H. E. Hartfelder the Southland Corporation Regents Professor
University of Texas, Austin, Texas

Areas of Expertise: Literacy Development, Intervention, Professional Development, English Language Learners, Vocabulary, and Small Group Instruction

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ReadyGEN literacy program author Elfrieda “Freddy” H. Hiebert, Ph.D.

Elfrieda "Freddy" H. Hiebert, Ph.D.

CEO of TextProject
University of California, Santa Cruz

Areas of Expertise: Text Complexity, Generative Vocabulary

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ReadyGEN literacy program author Pam Allyn

Pam Allyn

Executive Director of LitLife and LitWorld

Areas of Expertise: Writing, Literacy Strategy

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ReadyGEN literacy program author Olivia Ruiz-Figueroa

Olivia Ruiz-Figueroa

Author, Educational Consultant- Literacy Squared

Areas of Expertise: Bilingual instruction, Curriculum Development, and Assessment

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