Larry Ferlazzo

English teacher

Larry Ferlazzo teaches English at Luther Burbank High School, Sacramento's largest inner-city high school. He writes a popular education blog and has written two books -- "Building Parent Engagement In Schools" and "English Language Learners: Teaching Strategies That Work" -- where he connects what he learned in his nineteen year community organizing career with his present work in the classroom. He has won numerous awards, including the Ford Foundation's Leadership For A Changing World Award and the International Reading Association's Presidential Award for Reading and Technology.