Dawn Reed is an English teacher at Okemos High School in Okemos, Michigan and Co-Director of Red Cedar Writing Project at Michigan State University. She earned her MA in Rhetoric and Writing in Critical Studies in Literacy and Pedagogy from Michigan State University, and she continues to engage in teacher inquiry and research. Her research interests include the teaching of writing, digital literacy, and authentic writing opportunities, including writing for civic engagement. Through her work as a consultant with Red Cedar Writing Project, she is involved with supporting teacher professional development through work with schools and the National Writing Project. She has published in various journals and books, including English Journal and Teaching the New Writing: Technology, Change, and Assessment (Teachers College Press, 2009), and The Next Digital Scholar (2014) and on Digital Is (digitalis.nwp.org). Follow her @dawnreed.