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Gretchen Bernabei

Bernabei, Gretchen

The winner of NCTE's James Moffett Award, Gretchen Bernabei has been teaching kids to write in middle school and high school classrooms for almost 30 years. These days, she's on the road consulting, having delivered hundreds of workshops.

Areas of expertise
  • Teaching Grammar in Context
  • Teaching Academic Writing
  • Through Mentor Texts
  • Using Detail in Writing
  • Creating High-Scoring Essays
  • STAAR Test Prep


  • Fun-Size Academic Writing for Serious Learning: Struggling to help students pass your state's writing assessments? In this seminar, Bernabei reveals the tremendous success she's had with mentor texts written by students to teach the ins and outs of all kinds of writing.