Whitney La Rocca

Whitney La Rocca, with more than 20 years in education, has been a teacher, a literacy coach, and a consultant, working with children and teachers across grade levels, schools, and districts. With a deep knowledge of content, standards, and best practices, Whitney enjoys delivering professional development and coaching teachers to support children as they develop their identities in the world of literacy. She continues to learn from children each day.


Beyond the Book

If you’d like to book Whitney for your school or district’s next PD, email pd@stenhouse.com to consult with our PD Specialist or click the blue “Book This Author” icon.

Presentation Titles: 

  • Patterns of Wonder: Inviting Emergent Writers to Play with the Conventions of Language (Grades PreK–1)
  • Patterns of Power: Inviting Young Writers into the Conventions of Language (Grades 1–5)
  • Personalize Learning Through Small-Group Instruction and Conferring Reading or Writing (Grades K–5) 
  • Provide Feedback that Matters to Writers (Grades K–5)