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Beverly Ann Chin

Beverly Ann Chin is professor of English and director of the English Teaching Program at the University of Montana. She is also former director of the Montana Writing Project and former director of composition at the university. With degrees from Florida State University and the University of Oregon, Dr. Chin has more than 35 years of experience as an English language arts teacher, adult education instructor, and teacher educator. A past president of the National Council of Teachers of English and former board member of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Dr. Chin consults nationally and internationally on English language arts standards, curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Dr. Chin is the senior series consultant for William H. Sadlier’s “Grammar for Writing,” grades 6–12 (2014), “Grammar Workshop,” grades 3–5 (2013), and “Writing Workshop,” grades 6–12 (2009). She is program consultant for Glencoe Literature (2007), lead content advisor for Teaching Multicultural Literature: A Workshop for the Middle Grades (Annenberg Media, 2005), and literary scholar and teacher educator expert for The Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature in High School (Annenberg Media, 2004). Dr. Chin is the recipient of numerous awards, including the NCTE Distinguished Service Award (2012), the NCTE Rewey Belle Inglis Award for Outstanding Woman in English Education (2005), and the University of Montana Distinguished Teacher Award (1987). Dr. Chin served as the senior project consultant for the 2011 Writing Framework for NAEP.