Hilary Kissel

Hilary Kissel is a reading specialist, educator, and enthusiastic connoisseur of children’s literature who enjoys helping teachers to see the essential role that well-written children’s books play in reading and writing development.  Hilary has worked as a coach, interventionist, and classroom teacher in school districts across the United States and holds graduate degrees in Elementary Education and Children’s Literature. She currently works as a literacy coach for the Essex Westford School District and spends her free time studying music and taking care of three ornery cats.