Janet Allen

Janet Allen is an international consultant recognized for her comprehensive work in reading education. After teaching reading and English for nearly twenty years in Maine, Janet relocated to the University of Central Florida, where she taught reading, writing, and English education courses; directed the Central Florida Writing Project; and assisted in the creation of the Orange County Literacy Project. She is now a full-time researcher, writer, and consultant in schools and districts involved in rethinking their approaches to literacy and learning.

Along with her numerous books for Stenhouse, Janet is also the author of It's Never Too Late: Leading Adolescents to Lifelong Literacy and editor of Using Literature to Help Troubled Teenagers Cope with End-of-Life Issues.