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Linda Murphy

Associate Director, Literacy Programs

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

June 11, 2024 Nikki Drury, Literacy Trainer

Advice for Coaches: Helping Teachers Navigate the End-of-Year Homestretch

How can coaches help empower teachers to navigate the end-of-year homestretch? By creating opportunities for reflection.   

May 29, 2024 Stephanie Harvey, Author & Education Consultant

Comprehension and Building Knowledge: From Acquiring Knowledge to Actively Using It

Literacy expert Stephanie Harvey explains the relationship between comprehension and knowledge building.

May 22, 2024 Wendy Vaulton, Associate Director for Reading Recovery & Early Interventions

Seeking to Understand the Science of Reading

The 2024 book, “Fact-checking the Science of Reading: Opening Up the Conversation,” is an unbiased, accessible review of ten major claims associated with the Science of Reading movement.