Cheryl Dobbertin is an educational consultant with experience as middle school building administrator, literacy coach, and high school English teacher. For many years, Cheryl worked at Expeditionary Learning where she helped design and start up progressive schools focused on project-based learning. She was also the lead designer of EL’s English Language Arts curriculum. Cheryl is a co-author of Expeditionary Learning’s latest book, Transformational Literacy, published in 2014. She is also the author of Common Core Unit by Unit, published by Heinemann in 2013. Her work has also been published in ASCD’s Differentiation in Practice: 9-12, Rachel Billmeyer’s Strategic Reading in the Content Areas, ASCD’s Education Leadership and EdWeek.