Amy Huftalin holds undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Illinois and Rockford University, respectively. In 2018, she completed a doctorate in Reading and Language from National Louis University with a focus on elementary writing practices. Her 25 years of experience in public schools included classroom teaching, Reading Recovery, and literacy coaching. Amy presented at several state conferences and wrote an article published in the Illinois Reading Council Journal. For ten years she taught literacy courses as an adjunct professor for Rockford and Aurora Universities.
With Crossland Literacy, Amy assists districts in designing paths toward improved comprehensive literacy instruction. Her experience and education serve as valuable resources for administrators, teachers, and students in schools across the state.