By Emily Riddles
Lois McGee is an ISA Literacy Coach who helps teacher and professional learning communities identify and implement literacy strategies and classroom practices that help make literary and content-area text more accessible and comprehendible to high school students.
Before starting as an ISA coach Lois worked for 38 years as a reading teacher and school administrator with the School District of Philadelphia. After a successful career working with teachers and students Lois found a home as a teacher consultant with the Philadelphia Writing Project (PhilWP) where her value of inquiry and teacher research was nurtured and developed. Currently, as a site coordinator for Poetry Inside Out, Lois supports other PhilWP teacher consultants.