Sandi Novak
Education Consultant & Author


  • Reading and literacy
  • Leadership
  • Principals
  • Professional development
  • Innovative professional development

Sandi Novak, an education consultant, has served as an assistant superintendent, principal, and teacher. With more than 35 years of experience in schools, Sandi provides professional development on several topics and initiatives, such as working with principals and teacher leaders in developing strong literacy instruction, using data to monitor professional learning implementation, and developing school improvement focused on maximizing achievement for all students in literacy. She has authored three books: Literacy Unleashed (ASCD, 2016), Student-Led Discussions (ASCD, 2014), and Deep Discourse (Solution Tree, 2016). She also authored the online ASCD PD Course, Building a Schoolwide Independent Reading Culture.