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Nancy L. Akhavan

Akhavan, Nancy

A former teacher, staff developer, principal, and assistant superintendent, Nancy Akhavan brings to any consultancy an unrivalled breadth of expertise. Her many years of experience include turning around schools "in need of improvement."

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Areas of expertise
  • Nonfiction
  • Effective Content and Comprehension Instruction
  • English Learners and Language Acquisition Units of Study in Reading, Writing, Content-Area Literacy, and Vocabulary Development
  • Working with Struggling Learners in Reading and Writing


Teaching Nonfiction Reading: Phenomenal Lessons Across Content Areas: Participants will learn strategies to teach comprehension, thinking, writing, and reading in content areas and how to plan to ensure reading and writing are built into content learning lessons