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Linda Murphy

Literacy Trainer

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

I love working with teachers, thinking about effective practice together, and creating an instructional path of success for our students.

What I believe in

All students can learn, and it is our job to create the instructional path for them to achieve.

Previous work highlights

Principal of an intermediate school, Director of English Language Arts, Social Studies and Reading, District Trainer for Literacy Collaborative Intermediate, Reading Recovery Teacher Leader.

Favorite book

I have many favorites, and the list keeps growing!

Fun fact

I love to read! I also enjoy being in the mountains and on the beach.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, State University of New York Oswego
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Stony Brook State University
SDA in Educational Administration, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

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Featured Blog Posts

May 13, 2021 Cindy Downend, Assistant Director, Literacy Programs

Five Tips for Ensuring the Success of Literacy Coaches and Teacher Leaders

Investing in building the expertise of the teachers in your school is one of the most lasting decisions a leader can make.

May 5, 2021 Kass & Cornelius Minor

Kids, Books, and Anti-Racism Series: The Quest for Joyful and Equitable Literacy Learning Continues with The Minor Collective!

The Minors have designed a few frameworks and strategies to make the work doable and supportive for all people involved in literacy learning

April 29, 2021 Center News

Literacy Collaborative 2021 Virtual Cohort

The 2021 Literacy Collaborative cohort will be held online through a combination of live, interactive sessions and on-demand learning. Participants apply what they learn and receive job-embedded coaching from Lesley University faculty as part of their coursework.