Fran Santoro Hamilton
Fran is the author of Hands-On English and co-author, with Marnie Hauff, of The Activity Book. Fran also developed Hands-On Sentences, a card game, and publishes the weekly e-mail tip sheet “Acu-Write” and the monthly e-mail newsletter “LinguaPhile.”
Fran graduated cum laude from Lindenwood University with honors in English. She also has an M.A. in Education from Washington University in St. Louis. Fran holds lifetime teaching certificates in English, Reading, and Learning Disabilities. She has completed Level I certification in the Wilson Reading System, a multisensory program designed for dyslexics of all ages.
Fran is a member of the St. Louis Writers’ Guild and is past president of the St. Louis Publishers Association.