Jodi Crum Marshall is a National Board Certified Teacher (Early Adolescence/English Language Arts) who began her teaching career twelve years ago, piloting a literacy-project classroom in Orange County, Florida.
She is now the eighth-grade literacy subject-matter expert for Florida Virtual School. She has a bachelor's degree from the University of Florida, a master's degree from the University of Central Florida, and a doctorate from the University of Miami.
"I love kids and I believe in the power of reading. The right book can hook the most hard-to-reach student." She enjoys teaching because of the opportunities it offers for growth—for both students and teachers.