About Mrs. Russo

Credentials:
UMF = undergraduate degree in elementary education
             minor in visual arts
USM = graduate degree in literacy (literacy specialist)–Cum Laude
UMO = post graduate/terminal degree in literacy (C.A.G.S.)
Currently working on Dyslexia and Language-Based Learning Issues Certification @ SNHU 

Experience:
Classroom teacher:  Grades 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
School-wide literacy coach:  Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Years in education:  26

Et Cetera:
Bates College Teacher Training
Maine Principals’ Association (Data-driven PLC Presenter)
Seamless Transitions Conference (in conjunction with MDOE & UMO)
International Literacy Association (Presenter on Coaching Graduate Students in Clinicals)

Published:
Hands by Hameray Publishing

Faculty Work:
Ad Junct Faculty:  UMO = Graduate School/Literacy
USM  = Undergraduate & Graduate/Literacy
Faculty Coach:  Mentoring Graduate Students in Clinical Experience

Training:
Reading Recovery Trained Teacher
Reading Recovery Teacher Leader
Literacy Collaborative Literacy Coach (in conjunction with Lesley/OSU/UMO)
Maine Literacy Partnership Literacy Coach (K-8) (UMO)
Maine Partnership for Comprehensive Literacy (UMO)

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