Dr. Heather Frank, Gravity Goldberg, LLC-TMI Education Literacy Alliance Grade K-12 Literacy Specialist/Consultant. Dr. Frank is a former elementary school teacher with 15 years of experience in the Glen Rock Public Schools, Heather Frank brings to the team a passion for working collaboratively with teachers and other educators. She has extensive experience in writing curriculum, school and district level leadership, and staff development work focused on improving literacy-based instructional practices. Heather holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Gettysburg College and a Masters in the Art of Teaching in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Montclair State University, where she has also served as an adjunct professor. She is certified as a Teacher of Preschool Through Grade Three, in Elementary Education, and as a Supervisor. Heather earned a doctorate in the Teacher Education and Teacher Development PhD program at Montclair State University. Her research interests, including teacher leadership, professional learning, and literacy, inform her work with teachers and students. If pressed to say what most defines her as an educator, she says it's her curiosity about—and commitment to—supporting students throughout the learning process as they move towards independence. You can follow her on Twitter @HeatherAFrank.