Charlene Endrizzi has been a professor at Westminster College since 1993. She completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at Fresno Pacific University and completed her Ph.D. at the University of Arizona. She has also received her Reading Specialist Credential at Fresno Pacific University. In addition, Dr. Endrizzi has had a book published titled Becoming teammates: Teachers and families as literacy partners. Along with the book, Dr. Endrizzi has published many journal articles and book chapters, academic blogs/book dialogues, she has given many state conference presentations, state, local, and university conference presentations. She has also hosted numerous family literacy workshops with parents and professional development workshops. Her professional services include: conference proposals reviewer, board member, editor, reviewer, and panelist, committee work, education honor society advisor, program revision and review, and conference organizer.