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Bonnie Campbell Hill

Bonnie Campbell Hill (1955-2011) consulted in hundreds of schools worldwide to inform the rubrics in The Next-Step Guide to Enhancing Writing Instruction (2010) and The Next-Step Guide to Enriching Classroom Environments (2010) both co-authored with Carrie Ekey. She brought the latest research in instruction and staff development to literacy initiatives to help teachers grow in understanding and effectiveness. Bonnie is also the the author of Supporting Your Child’s Literacy Learning (2007). Visit for additional photographs and annotations linked to her books.


Heinemann remembers Bonnie Campbell Hill (1955-2011)

Heinemann was deeply saddened by the news that Bonnie Campbell Hill lost her courageous battle with liver cancer on May 10 2011. An internationally known educational consultant specializing in the areas of literacy instruction and assessment, Bonnie loved to travel and trained teachers in international schools worldwide. One of Bonnie's last projects—started when she had just months to live—is "Bonnie's Big Idea," a fundraising effort to fight global illiteracy. Donations to Bonnie's Big Idea can be made to Room to Read at Bonnie is survived by her husband Steve Hill; daughter Laura Hill; two sons, Keith Bolling and Bruce Hill; and her father Art Campbell.