The Reading Room


As a community professional and an active member of the International Reading Association and the International Dyslexia Association who is committed to creating positive differences in the lives of learners of all ages, let me share my professional background:

  • 1986—Ph.D. Claremont Graduate School and San Diego State University Joint Doctoral Program in Reading Education
  • 1976—Ed. M. Boston University in Reading and Language Education
  • 1975—B.S. Boston University in Early Childhood and Elementary Education


  • 16 years as a teacher of elementary and middle school children in Poway, National City, Lakeside, CA, and Boston, MA
  • 20 years as a private reading/language arts tutor
  • 8 years as an adjunct professor or Reading/Language Arts Education courses at the University of San Diego and San Diego State University
  • 7 years with Jostens Learning Corporation developing and supporting a networked K-8 Reading Curriculum
  • 20 years of presenting papers at education and technology conferences
  • 15 years of publishing articles in professional education journals
  • recognized as Outstanding Reading Educator of San Diego County
  • recipient of the Exemplary Reading Program of the Year Award
  • member of the California Reader Editorial Advisory Review Board
  • recipient of the Channel 10 Leadership Award

10 Leadership Award


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