With over thirty-five years in the publishing industry, Fran is an experienced, reliable, and diligent CSA Education team member where she ensures that our end result is precise through the processes of copyediting, proofreading, fact and answer checking, cross-product accuracy, and cold reading and indexing. Prior to joining CSA over fifteen years ago, Fran worked for CCH Publishing for over twenty years, where she honed her skills in proofreading and attention to detail as a book editor and an editorial proofreader for the Law and State Tax divisions.
With vast experience, Fran is skilled at ensuring a cohesive product and ensuring that the individual components achieve their collective purpose. Fran is skilled with finding inconsistencies and problems, not only as a grammarian, but by ensuring factual consistency within a product, where she works to identify solutions. She is always curious and, as a perennial student, will find answers when given the challenge. Fran’s experience extends to a wide variety of products, from preK through grade 12, as well as working with continuing education for professionals.
Her expertise has produced accurate print and digital products including the following:
Fran continues to pursue knowledge in the fine arts and social sciences, holding a BA in Liberal Arts and Sciences from North Park College, majoring in Music (with education emphasis) and minoring in Fine Arts.