Friends of Freadom are influencers, ambassadors and trailblazers within the literacy space; as well as athletes, TV personalities, musicians and celebrities. Friends of Freadom believe in our Freadom Declaration and share our values; ultimately, they believe in Literacy for All. We are big fans of our friends and here is where we will shine the spotlight on one of our Friends of Freadom. Now, in the spotlight, meet:
FRIEND OF FREADOM, DR. KATIE NOVAK, AUTHOR AND RENOWNED EXPERT
IN CREATING CLASSROOMS THAT LEAD TO A LOVE OF LEARNING.
An internationally recognized and admired education consultant in Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), Katie Novak Ed.D. has authored ten books and travels the world speaking and giving workshops focused on helping and training educators in the design of teaching environments which foster a love of learning in children. She is a champion for equity in education and has been highlighted in many publications including Edutopia, Cult of Pedagogy, Language Magazine, NAESP Principal, ADDitude Magazine, Commonwealth Magazine, The Inclusion Lab, Think Inclusive, the Huffington Post, Principal Leadership, District Administrator, ASCD Education Update, and School Administrator.
She is the proud mother of four, a runner, and apparently also loves red heels.