Janet Fingeret was a reading and classroom teacher for 36 years. Her last position was as a Reading Recovery and reading teacher for 22 years in the Lynbrook Public School District. She has 3 Permanent NYS Teacher Certifications: Reading K-12, Elementary Education and High School Social Studies. She received a Master of Education in Reading and Language and a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, both from Boston University. She is a member of the International Reading Association and was a presenter on numerous reading issues for parents and teachers. Janet Fingeret has been volunteering for Book Fairies since 2014. She also volunteers with the Reach Out and Read National Program at Winthrop Pediatric Associates.