Dr. Maria Grant is a Professor in Secondary Education at California State University, Fullerton and a k-12 classroom teacher. She has authored numerous publications centered on science literacy, formative assessment, and reading, including books, blogs, briefs, and articles in Educational Leadership and the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. Dr. Grant teaches courses in the credential program at CSUF and supports pedagogy development for new teacher candidates. She is currently the Director of the Single Subject Credential Program and the Intern Program at CSUF. Additionally, she coaches teachers and teaches science courses at Health Science High and Middle College. Maria can be reached at @mgrant62 on Twitter.