Kane Summerhayes

Literacy Coach

Favorite Book: Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond by Marc Lamont Hill

Kane thinks middle school students can be incredibly insightful, and we must empower them through critical literacy. Kane has worked in education, on three continents, for over 22 years, as a teacher, school leader, textbook author, and coach. This includes the last six years as a literacy consultant, here in New York City. Kane began working with schools in MSQI from its inception, and he has been contracted to work as a part of the central MSQI team for the past three years. He holds an Australian Bachelor in secondary education, including a method in teaching English to speakers of other languages.

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