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Guest Name
Angela Maiers
Guest Occupation
Literacy Expert, Public Speaker, Teacher Educator, Author, Consultant
Guest Biography

Whether she is addressing an auditorium full of educators or sitting on the floor helping first graders find their way into the pages of a great book, Angela Maiers’ message is the same. Literacy changes lives. As a teacher educator, author and consultant, Angela has spent the past twenty-two years working diligently to help learners of all ages succeed by recognizing their power as readers, writers, and global communicators.

Today, Angela is at the forefront of Web 2.0 technologies and keeping her eye toward Web 3.0. An active blogger and social media evangelist, she is deeply committed to helping learners of all ages understand the transformational power of literacy and the potential of technology as a vehicle and platform for their success in school and beyond. Concerned that nearly a billion people in the world lack basic literacy, she believes the time is now to lay the groundwork for a new vision literacy education; one with world changing implications.

Her outspoken and passionate advocacy for innovative education, has made her a featured contributor and author in the Employee Engagement Handbook, The Age of Conversations 1, 2, and 3, The Social Media Explorer Forum and Blog, a top contributor on Education Week’s LeaderTalk. Her latest books, The Habitudes and The Passion Driven Classroom, have inspired readers everywhere with lessons and ideas necessary to find their way on the social web and this newly flattened world.