Patricia Edwards

Patricia Edwards
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Literacy, writing/reading, parent involvement in education and parent-teacher conferences

Professor of teacher education and literacy

Expertise:

An expert in literacy, including early literacy, family literarcy, technology and literacy, diversty issues in literacy and literacy among immigrants. She has developed two nationally acclaimed family literacy programs: "Parents as Partners in Reading" and "Talking Your Way to Literacy." Edwards will serve as president-elect of the International Reading Association in 2009-10 and president in 2010-11.