Lara Paparo, CEO
Lara Paparo is the Associate Director of the Penn Literacy Network of the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania. She has instructed teachers in the areas of reading, writing and literacy across the curriculum for 16 years through the Penn Literacy Network. Paparo earned her Bachelor’s degree from Franklin and Marshall College in 2004 in Government, and her Master’s degree and Pennsylvania teaching certification from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006 in Secondary Education. She taught Social Studies at Penn Manor School District in Pennsylvania from 2006 to 2015. Her focus in teacher education is on content area literacy and she is particularly passionate about working with teachers across the curriculum in various content areas. She co-authored The Plainer Truths of Teaching, Learning & Literacy in 2016.