Susan Zimmermann

Noted author, speaker, and workshop leader, Susan Zimmermann co-founded and served as the executive director of the Denver-based Public Education and Business Coalition, a public/private partnership that mobilizes business support and involvement in public education. During Zimmermann's ten years there, she started numerous programs to improve the quality of public schools, including the Writing and Reading Projects -- implemented in over one hundred Colorado schools -- which provide the examples in her books Mosaic of Thought and 7 Keys to Comprehension. These educational bestsellers present new and innovative teaching paradigms based on thinking strategies used by proficient readers. [+]