Pam Allyn is a world-renowned literacy expert, author, motivational speaker, and Senior Vice President, Innovation & Development, Scholastic Education. She is the Founder of LitWorld, a groundbreaking global literacy movement serving children across the United States and in more than 60 countries. Pam and LitWorld created LitCamp, in partnership with Scholastic, a transformational summer learning solution that combines social emotional learning and literacy skills development.
Pam is the author of 27 books for educators, leaders and families on reading, writing and quality learning, including Every Child a Super Reader (Scholastic, 2015), co-authored with Dr. Ernest Morrell.
Pam has received many awards for her work, including The Children’s Village Legacy of Service Award and the Scholastic Literacy Champion Award, both for bringing the joy and power of reading to children. She received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Teachers College, Columbia University in April 2017.
Pam is featured widely in traditional press and on social media as a literacy expert for both families and educators. speaking to the power of education and literacy to transform lives and to create gender and racial equity and participatory citizenship in every child.