Beth Olshansky

Center for the Advancement of Art-Based Literacy

Beth Olshansky has spent the last three decades developing, field-testing, refining, researching, and disseminating an innovative approach to literacy learning that has been proven effective for a wide range of learners. Her Tier II evidence-based literacy models have been embraced by teachers and students across the U.S. and Canada. Director of the Center for the Advancement of Art-Based Literacy, Beth’s work has been awarded federal funds for development, research, and national dissemination. Beth shares her innovative methods with teachers through hands-on teacher training, classroom coaching, and a variety of printed and video support materials. She has published many articles and is the author of The Power of Pictures: Creating Pathways to Literacy Through Art (Jossey-Bass, 2008).