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Pam Allyn

Pam Allyn   Inspiration Director

National Ambassador for Scholastic’s Open a World of Possible Initiative
Spokesperson for BIC Kids’ “Fight For Your Write” Campaign
Inaugural W.K. Kellogg Foundation Fellow for Racial Equity and Healing
Finalist for the 2017 Brock International Prize in Education
Recipient of The Children’s Village 2007 Legacy of Service Award

Pam Allyn is a world-renowned literacy expert, author and motivational speaker. She is the founding director of LitWorld a global literacy initiative serving children across the United States and in more than 60 countries, and LitLife, a cutting-edge consulting group working with schools to enrich best practice teaching methods and building curriculum for reading and writing. With her team at LitWorld, Pam created and leads World Read Aloud Day, a worldwide tribute to the power of literacy.

Pam is the author of 26 books for educators, leaders and families on reading, writing and quality learning. Her most recent book, co-authored with Dr. Ernest Morrell, is Every Child a Super Reader. Other titles include Your Child’s Writing Life (winner of the Mom’s Choice Award), What to Read When (winner of the National Parenting Magazine Award), and Pam Allyn’s Best Books for Boys. Her curriculum series Core Ready provides educators with critical tools for navigating literacy standards effectively and successfully. Pam is featured widely in traditional press and on social media as a literacy expert for both home and school. She has been featured on Good Morning America, The Today Show, The Huffington Post, Oprah Radio, NBC News, CNN International, and Al Jazeera, speaking to the power of education and literacy to transform lives and to create gender and racial equity.

She is the proud wife of Jim Allyn, who leads the vision and implementation of LitLife, and the adoring mother of two wonderful daughters, Katie and Charlotte.

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