Tracy Hudson has been an educator over 40 years. During this time, she has been a middle school and elementary teacher, special education coordinator, reading specialist and administrator. During her tenure as reading specialist, her school was recognized as a NCLB National Distinguished Blue Ribbon School and National Distinguished Title I School by the U.S. Department of Education. Her school was also recognized with the Fordham University Change Award, Ed Trust “Closing the Achievement Gap” Award, and Exemplary HOSTS Mentoring Program. She was the coordinator of the Southern Delaware Professional Development Center 2007-2016. In this role, she assisted school districts throughout the state of Delaware with Professional Development. As the coordinator, she has work collaboratively with the Delaware Department of Education develop and train teachers as they transitioned to the Common Core State Standards. She is certified as a DPAS II Evaluator for both teachers and administrators and a Learning Focused Trainer. In 2016, she was awarded the Jean Martin Outstand Leadership Literacy Award by the Delaware Literacy Association.