Lana Lane is an Independent Literacy Consultant. She resides on an acreage outside of Canada's only border city, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan. She has been a classroom teacher of Pre-K-Gr.2, an Instructional Literacy Coach K-12, and currently contracts with the Learning Network Educational Services and Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta. She has spent many years studying the five essential elements of effective reading instruction; Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary and Comprehension and enjoys facilitating workshops across the province. She is a dynamic speaker with a true passion for literacy.