Innovations in Literacy Professional Learning

Strengthening Equity, Access, and Sustainability

Edited by Dana A. Robertson, Leigh A. Hall, and Cynthia H. Brock

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February 27, 2023
ISBN 9781462551309
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Dana A. Robertson, EdD, is Associate Professor of Reading and Literacy in the School of Education at Virginia Tech. He is a former elementary classroom teacher, literacy specialist, and literacy coach, and conducts research focused on classroom discourse, reading and writing challenges, and literacy professional learning and whole-school literacy improvement. Prior to coming to Virginia Tech, Dr. Robertson was Executive Director of the Literacy Research Center and Clinic at the University of Wyoming. He was named an Emerging Scholar by the Reading Hall of Fame, is a frequent presenter at national and international conferences, was a collaborating author on the International Literacy Association’s Standards for the Preparation of Literacy Professionals (2017), and serves as a board member-at-large for the International Literacy Association. His work has appeared in many journals and books of educational practice and research.

Leigh A. Hall, PhD, is Professor at the University of Wyoming, where she holds the Wyoming Excellence in Higher Education Endowed Chair in Literacy Education. Previously, she taught middle school language arts and social studies before joining the faculty of the University of North Carolina for 12 years. Dr. Hall’s research centers on helping adolescents improve their academic reading and writing abilities. She examines how teachers can work with diverse learners to help them improve their literacy practices in the classroom and is particularly interested in the role technology can play in enhancing instruction. She is a recipient of the Outstanding Dissertation award from the International Literacy Association and the Early Career Achievement Award and Edward B. Fry Book Award from the Literacy Research Association. She has published in leading journals of literacy research and practice.

Cynthia H. Brock, PhD, is Professor at the University of Wyoming, where she holds the Wyoming Excellence in Higher Education Endowed Chair in Literacy Education. Her scholarly research agenda centers on the study of opportunities for learning. Dr. Brock explores the literacy learning opportunities of elementary children from diverse cultural, linguistic, and economic backgrounds; she also explores ways to work with pre- and inservice teachers and administrators to foster children’s literacy learning opportunities. She has conducted qualitative research in cross-cultural contexts, including the United States, Australia, England, Fiji, Thailand, Laos, Spain, Chile, and Costa Rica.