About Power Tools for Literacy
Verena Rau has a B.A. in English from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.A. in Education of Learning Disabled Children from Minnesota State University. Working in grades 2-8 for more than 25 years, Verena taught Language Arts and reading in regular and special education classes. She was the recipient of three Mentor Teacher awards.
In her spare time, Verena enjoys hiking, mountaineering, and traveling with her husband, Greg. Several stories in this program reflect her enthusiasm for the outdoors.