Jana Crosby, M.Ed., is an independent early literacy and early childhood consultant and a trainer for Kaplan Early Learning Company, specializing in literacy training for the Frog Street Press Pre-K Curriculum, the Nemours BrightStart! Curriculum, and other early literacy topics. She is also an Early Literacy Volunteer and Consultant for the International Reading Association. Jana is a member of NAEYC, the Tennessee Association for the Education of Young Children, the Southern Early Childhood Association, the International Reading Association, and an advisory board member of the Middle Tennessee Reading Association, among others. She is the co-author for Kaplan's Learn Every Day: Building Strong Foundations for Infants, Toddlers, and Twos guide for the Learn Every Day Infant and Toddler Program, a contributing author for the Learn Every Day Preschool Curriculum, and the author of the Kids Peak literacy curriculum for IRA. She presents at conferences in the southeast and has traveled internationally to train teachers in early literacy and project development in Singapore. Jana lives in Nashville, TN.