Janet has been the Reading Specialist at Liberty Bell Elementary School in the Southern Lehigh School District for the past 19 years. Prior to that, she taught English at Trexler Middle School in the Allentown School District and was the Instructional Support Teacher at Easton Area Middle School in the Easton Area School District. Janet found her true passion working with students, parents, and teachers in the teaching of reading within the RtII/MTSS system. She is Orton-Gillingham trained. Janet has served as the K-12 Language Arts Department Leader and regularly delivers staff development in Southern Lehigh. Janet was a National State Teacher of the Year- Pennsylvania (NSTOY-PA) finalist in 2013 and currently serves as the Professional Development Chair on the Executive Board of NSTOY-PA. She is a founder and acting Secretary of Pennsylvania Teachers Advisory Committee (PTAC).