George Lucas Educational Foundation Celebrating our 25th Anniversary!

Joanne Yatvin

Former public school teacher, principal, district superintendent, who is currently writing books for teachers and teaching part time at Portland State University (OR). I am also the dissenting member of the National Reading Panel (2000) and a past president of the National Council of Teachers of English. In 1985 I was named Wisconsin Elementary Principal of the Year, and in 1988 I was given the Distinguished Alumni Award by the University of Wisconsin School of Education

Areas of Interest: 
Reading instruction,
reading research,
English language learners

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