Doug Buehl is a teacher, author, and national literacy consultant. His 33 years as a teacher in the Madison Metropolitan School District, Madison, Wisconsin, include experiences as a social studies teacher, reading teacher and reading specialist at Madison East High School, and as district Adolescent Literacy Support Teacher. He is the author of the national bestseller Classroom Strategies for Interactive Learning, 3rd Edition, published by the International Reading Association, 2009, and co-author of Reading and the High School Student: Strategies to Enhance Literacy, 2nd Edition, 2007; and Strategies to Enhance Literacy and Learning in Middle School Content Area Classrooms 3rd Edition, 2007, both published by Allyn & Bacon. In addition, Doug was a regular columnist on literacy strategies for OnWEAC, published by the Wisconsin Education Association Council, for nearly two decades. He was a founding member of the IRA Commission on Adolescent Literacy, past President of the Wisconsin State Reading Association, and past President of the IRA Secondary Reading Interest Group, and was the 1996 recipient of the International Reading Association's Nila Banton Smith Award, presented to an outstanding secondary reading educator. A frequent presenter at state and national conferences, he recently served as co-chair of the DPI Adolescent Literacy Task Force for Wisconsin. He currently teaches an adolescent literacy course at Edgewood College in Madison.