Gail Boushey is an educator, author, speaker, and
entrepreneur. Gail is the co-author of the best-selling books
The Daily 5: Fostering Literacy Independence in the Elementary
Grades, first and second editions and The CAFE Book:
Engaging All Students in Daily Literacy Assessment and
Instruction, first and second editions. She is also the
co-creator of the Daily 5 Framework and CAFE Literacy System and
co-owner of The Daily CAFE company, she leads a passionate team to
empower educators to individualize instruction, increase student
independence, and provide authentic work for students. Her company
provides training to educators in various settings, offering live
workshops, online seminars, graduate courses, consulting services,
an online conferring notebook, and an extensive database of
resources at TheDailyCAFE.com.
An innovative teacher, writer, and speaker, Allison Behne empowers educators to think outside the box and critically examine their instructional practices by asking, "What is best for my students?" She is the co-author of the expanded second edition of The CAFE Book, Expanded Second Edition: Engaging All Students in Daily Literacy Assessment and Instruction. Allison has taught students of all ages as a classroom teacher and an instructional coach, and is currently a writer, presenter, online seminar instructor, and developer with The Daily CAFE company.