Fred Wolff worked in public schools for 24 years, 19 as a classroom teacher. For the past fifteen years he has worked with teachers across the U.S. and in numerous international schools helping to improve student writing. Fred has received the Distinguished Teacher Award from the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars, a Fulbright to study education in Japan, and wrote and co-produced an hour- long, PBS aired documentary about Holocaust survivors living in his home state of New Hampshire. His first book, The Write Direction, was published by Pearson. He received his doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from Boston University.