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Bill McBride


Bill McBride is a well-known national speaker, educator, and author. A former middle and high school reading specialist, English teacher, and social studies teacher, Bill presently trains teachers both nationally and internationally in content area reading methodologies. His workshops are known for both their humor and their practical application to the classroom. He holds a Masters of Education in reading and a Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Bill has contributed to the development of a number of school textbook series in language arts, social studies, science, and vocabulary development. He is also known for his heartwarming novel Entertaining an Elephant. Already in its fourteenth printing and used by school districts across the nation, the book tells the moving story of a burned-out teacher who becomes re-inspired with both his profession and his life.

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