Coordinator of Reading/Literacy Specialist
Wendy received her M.S. in Reading, her B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies, and her license and endorsement in Administration & Supervision (PreK - 12) from Radford University. She joined T/TAC in 2015 after many years of working in fully inclusive classrooms as a literacy specialist, a principal designee and an elementary classroom teacher. She has received many awards including the Virginia State Reading Association's 2015 Technology and Reading Award, the Virginia State Technology in Education's 2014 Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, the Virginia State Reading Association's 2013 Reading Teacher of the Year Award for the New River Valley, and the 2012 Teacher of the Year Award for Belview Elementary.
She has also authored proposals which led to the winning of the 2014 Family Engagement Award for the Mid-Atlantic Region and the International Literacy Association’s 2013 Exemplary Reading Program Award for the state of Virginia. Wendy is committed to excellence in education for every student, every day. Her speciality areas include dyslexia, balanced literacy, instructional technology, educational leadership, and school improvement. Wendy also serves on the T/TAC State-Directed Reading Network and is a Certified Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator.