- Shawn L. Watkins
- Associate Professor of Reading, Department Chair
B.S., 1998, California University of Pennsylvania
M.Ed., 2006, University of Mississippi
Ed.D., 2010, University of Mississippi
I teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in literacy education. Our graduate program is 100% online.
My research interests:
Writing and Comprehension
Pre-Service Teacher Preparation
Professional Development for Reading Teachers (PK-12)
- Mary Beth Allen
- Professor of Reading, Graduate Coordinator
B.S., 1979, University of Maryland
M.Ed., 1989, Towson State University
Ed.D., 1995, Texas A & M – Commerce
I have been teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in Reading Education for over 20 years. I am also the graduate coordinator. I am most interested in helping pre-service and practicing teachers use the best practices possible to ensure the success of all their students.
- Andrew Gavalis
- Assistant Professor of Reading
B.A., 2007, Alvernia University
M.Ed., 2010, Kutztown University
Ed.D., 2017, Widener University
I teach classes on reading and literacy. I focus on engagement with text, discussion with other learners, and writing to deepen reading and learning for students at every level of their education.