Christopher Lehman (@iChrisLehman( is an international speaker, education consultant and New York Times best-selling author. His articles and interviews have appeared in many publications and popular blogs including Voices in the Middle, SmartBrief, EdWeek, Choice Literacy and Talks with Teachers.
Chris has been a middle-school teacher; a high-school teacher; a literacy coach; and a Senior Staff Developer with the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University. He now works with schools around the world as an independent consultant and frequent keynote speaker, supporting educators, coaches, and administrators in developing rigorous and passionate literacy instruction across content areas.
A graduate of UW-Madison, Chris went on to receive his M.A. in Teaching at NYU and his Ed.M. in Education Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University. In addition to consulting and writing, he serves as an educational advisor to the National Center for Families Learning; an elected member of the NCTE Middle Level Section Steering Committee (2014-2018); is a Booksource Advocate; and serves as a project advisor on a joint NCTE/National Center for Literacy Education national education collaboration initiative.