Ms. Sheri Goldstein joined the ICJA staff in 1986, and she has been Department Chair since 2001. She graduated NIU with a B. A. degree and continues her professional development with classes taught at the Newberry Library, American Poetry Foundation, and Shakespeare Repertory Company. Ms. Goldstein was the recipient of the ATT Hartman Award in 2018. As a lifelong reader, she hopes to spark the love of learning in all of her students, focusing on close reading skills, love of poetry, and the written word.