Donna Scarlett is an adjunct professor in Teacher Education at the University in San Francisco and a part-time education consultant. Her expertise includes secondary-English teaching, curriculum design, novice-teacher mentoring, and teacher preparation. Donna has an Ed.D. in Learning and Instruction from the University of San Francisco. Her research interests include ELA pedagogical content knowledge, secondary writing instruction, and instructional coaching and mentoring. She is also a National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) reviewer of English education programs in institutions seeking recognition from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).