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Literacy Instruction Speaker's Bureau

The following SDSU faculty members are available for speaking engagements:


Name Phone Email Topic(s)
Marva Cappello 619.252.0449

-Writing across the support continuum

-Family literacy

-Comprehension strategies

-Vocabulary development

Richard Cornejo 619.594.4513

-Literacy and biliteracy

-Second language acquisition

-English language learners

Leif Fearn 619.594.6124

-Writing to learn in Social Studies

-Planning for assessment instruction and writing

-Writing frequently, regularly, and well

-Assessment that responds to various audiences

Douglas Fisher -Adolescent literacy
Nancy Frey 619.594.3355

-Adolescent literacy in content

-Engagement and motivation

Margaret Gallego 619.594.2707

-Multiple literacies

-Research-based practices

-Family literacy

Sharan A. Gibson 619.594.7182

-Early literacy assessment and intervention

-Literacy coaches

Barbara Moss 619.295.2844  

-Reading and writing informational texts

-Using information tradebooks in the classroom

Pamela Ross 619.594.7033

-Comprehension strategies

-Assessment and instruction for struggling readers