Shira I. Lubliner California State University, Hayward, USA
is the president of California Professors of Reading/Language Arts. She has been an educator for more than thirty years, working as a classroom teacher, a private school principal, and currently as an associate professor of teacher education at California State University, East Bay. She is the author of numerous articles and several books, including A Practical Guide to Reciprocal Teaching
(Wright Group/McGraw-Hill, 2001), Getting Into Words: Vocabulary Instruction that Strengthens Comprehension
(Brookes, 2005), and Nourishing Vocabulary
(co-authored with Judith C. Scott, published by Corwin Press, 2008). Lubliner presents workshops for teachers on vocabulary instruction and reading comprehension throughout the country.