Faculty

Scholastic U works closely with some of the country's most respected teachers and researchers. Every part of our program has been developed in partnership with teachers, staff developers, reading experts, and administrators who work in the country's top school districts with students like yours.

Our Faculty Members

  • Dr. Marilyn J. AdamsDr. Marilyn J. Adams
    Visiting Professor in the Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences Department, Brown University
  • Francie AlexanderFrancie Alexander
    Chief Academic Officer, Scholastic Inc.; Senior VP. Scholastic Education; and Author
  • Dr. Maria Elena ArgüellesDr. Maria Elena Argüelles
    Chief Academic Officer, Scholastic Inc.; Senior VP. Scholastic Education; and Author
  • Dr. Diane AugustDr. Diane August
    Senior Research Scientist, Center for Applied Linguistics; Staff Director, National Literacy Panel on Language Minority Children and Youth; Educational Consultant
  • Wendy BuchbergWendy Buchberg
    Instructional Technology Specialist, Curriculum Writer, and Teacher
  • Dr. Maria S. CarloDr. Maria S. Carlo
    Assistant Professor, Teaching and Learning Program, University of Miami
  • Dr. Ruth CulhamDr. Ruth Culham
    President, The Culham Writing Company
  • Dr. Anne CunninghamDr. Anne Cunningham
    Associate Professor of Cognition and Development, University of California– Berkeley
  • Dr. Willard DaggettDr. Willard Daggett
    President of the International Center for Leadership in Education
  • Sharon DraperSharon Draper
    1997 National Teacher of the Year; National Board Certified Teacher in English Language Arts
  • Dr. Kevin FeldmanDr. Kevin Feldman
    Director of Reading and Early Intervention, Sonoma County Office of Education (SCOE)
  • Dr. Shari FrostDr. Shari Frost
    Director, Literacy Partners Project; Researcher, and Teacher
  • Dr. Ted HasselbringDr. Ted Hasselbring
    Professor of Special Education, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University
  • Dr. Elfrieda H. HiebertDr. Elfrieda H. Hiebert
    Adjunct Professor, University of California, Berkeley
  • Phyllis C. HunterPhyllis C. Hunter
    President, Phyllis C. Hunter Consulting, Inc.
  • Carol JagoCarol Jago
    English Teacher, Santa Monica (CA) High School; Director, California Reading and Literature Project at UCLA
  • Carlton P. Jordan Jr.Carlton P. Jordan Jr.
    Education Consultant; President, A Novel Approach
  • Dr. Kate KinsellaDr. Kate Kinsella
    Teacher Educator, Department of Secondary Education at San Francisco State University
  • Dr. Mary Lou McCloskeyDr. Mary Lou McCloskey
    Consultant and Author
  • Noelle Morris /Noelle Morris
    Regional Consultant for the Southeast Region, Scholastic Education
  • Enrique PuigEnrique Puig
    Resource Coordinator, Florida Literacy and Reading Excellence Center, University of Central Florida
  • Dr. Mel RiddileDr. Mel Riddile
    Principal, T.C. Williams High School, Alexandria, Virginia; 2006 National High School Principal of the Year
  • Laura RobbLaura Robb
    Literacy Coach, Educational Consultant, Teacher, and Author
  • Dr. Timothy ShanahanDr. Timothy Shanahan
    Professor, Urban Education University of Illinois at Chicago; Director, UIC Center for Literacy
  • Dr. A. Jackson StennerDr. A. Jackson Stenner
    Co-founder of MetaMetrics, Inc., President of the Institute for Objective Measurement, and Board Member for the National Institute for Statistical Sciences
  • Dr. Elizabeth SturtevantDr. Elizabeth Sturtevant
    Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Literacy Program, College of Education and Human Development, George Mason University
  • Dr. Julie Washington /Dr. Julie Washington
    Chair, Department of Communicative Disorders, College of Letters and Science, University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • Dr. Marilyn Jachetti WhirryDr. Marilyn Jachetti Whirry
    California Teacher of the Year for 2000, former Loyola Marymount University Professor of the Year.
  • Dr. Jeffrey Wilhelm /Dr. Jeffrey Wilhelm
    Associate Professor, Boise State University; Author, and Presenter
  • Dr. Clarissa WillisDr. Clarissa Willis
    Associate Professor of Special Education; Associate Director, Center of Excellence in Early Childhood
  • Dr. Maryanne WolfDr. Maryanne Wolf
    Director, Center for Reading and Language Research, Tufts University; John DiBiaggio Chair of Citizenship and Public Service; Professor in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development