For over thirty years, Noel has worked in various capacities as an educator. Her commitment to literacy began during her experiences as a secondary teacher and supervisor at Landmark School, a school for students with language based learning disabilities. She continued her passion for literacy skills by designing and writing curriculum that embeds comprehension, writing, and study strategies, and she also worked as an educational software writer for Lexia Learning Systems. In addition to being a Keys to Literacy trainer, Noel maintains her dedication to improving students’ literacy proficiency in her position as The Roxbury Latin School’s Learning Specialist where she provides professional development to the faculty and academic support to boys between grades 7-12. Noel also privately tutors students from primary grades to post college in reading, writing, and study skills. Noel received her B.A. in Education/Special Education and her M.A. in American Studies from Boston College.