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Barbara Brammer

Assistant Director of Administration & Finance

What I like most about my role within the Center is…

My colleagues and the responsive and caring effort that everyone contributes

What I believe in

Ensuring literacy for everyone

Previous work highlights

For many years I was responsible for financial audits for non-profit real estate development.  I owned and operated my own quilt and knitting shop for several years. I worked for both a sweater and bridal manufacturer and was a supervisor of stitchers as well as a pattern maker.

Favorite book

I love all books!

Fun fact

 I was one of less than 20 girls in the first co-educational class in my high school in 1971.

Education

BS from University of Vermont, Clothing, Textiles and Design
MBA from Simmons Graduate School of Management

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Featured Blog Posts

October 8, 2021 Genevieve Arcovio & Rhonda Precourt, Literacy for All 2021 Speakers

Accountability for Independent Reading In-Person or From a Distance

Whether we are teaching in person or from a distance, the following are suggestions that will allow you to partake in genuine meaningful conversations about books and learn more about your students as readers.

September 29, 2021 Melissa Stewart, Literacy for All Conference 2021 Speaker

Tips & Tools for Nonfiction Read Alouds

When it comes to nonfiction read alouds, there’s no rule that says you have to read every single word!

September 22, 2021 Mark Weakland, Literacy for All 2021 Speaker

Extra! Extra! Repeated Reading Builds Fluency

Repeated Reading is the specific (and thus capitalized) routine pioneered by researcher Jay Samuels.