Janice began her career in education as an elementary teacher. After twenty-one years of teaching in the classroom, she moved into the role of literacy coach and provided teachers and administrators in grades K-8 with in-depth support in the implementation of multiple, evidence-based literacy practices. Janice then spent ten years in various district administration roles and prior to retiring was a Director of Curriculum for Literacy and Title I for grades PreK-12. Since 2015, she has also been an adjunct professor at American International College in the School of Education teaching a variety of literacy courses. She earned her B.S. in Elementary Education from Framingham State University, a M.Ed. in Reading from Worcester State University, and a C.A.G.S. in School Administration from American International College. Janice enjoys reading books on the beach, running outdoors, and golfing whenever she can.