Bruce brings over 35 years of experience to teaching language arts and reading. He is presently a reading specialist in the Merrimack Valley School District in New Hampshire, overseeing all language arts and reading programs, and providing direct instruction to the most needy students. Bruce has a particular interest in addressing the parent/student connection. He is the author of Involving Parents in Their Children’s Reading Development: A Guide for Teachers, and Helping Your Child Become Successful in School: A Guide for Parentsas well as a few children’s books that include parent interaction. Bruce is a graduate from Hobart and William Smith Colleges as well as Plymouth State University. He now lives with his family on Walker Pond in Webster, NH. When he is not reading or writing, he is usually canoeing, kayaking, sailing, rowing, or swimming.