Harriet Arzu Scarborough was born in the small Garifuna village of Barranco in Belize, Central America. After over thirty-five years of successful teaching in Belize and USA, Harriet continues to pursue her passion for reading and writing. She has over 30 years of experience as a K-college educator in the United States and Belize. She has served as a literacy specialist, and as a senior academic officer for curriculum, instruction, and professional development for Tucson Unified School District. A former English teacher, she has taught writing at the K-12 level, at the undergraduate and graduate level at the University of Arizona, and has been a frequent presenter at state, national, and international conferences. Her publications include the textbook Writing across the Curriculum in Secondary Classrooms: Teaching from a Diverse Perspective, numerous articles for professional journals, Stories of Home: A Barranco Memoir, I Sing Barranco, and has contributions in Our Spirit, Our Reality: Celebrating Our Stories, and Belizean Nail Soup: A Collection of Short Stories.
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