Diana Palacios & Gwen Quinn
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Diana Palacios is an associate of The Educator Collaborative. She is currently a Professional Learning Specialist with almost two decades of experience in working with prekindergarten through fifth grade. She received her masters degree in Reading and Literacy from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and is a strong advocate for early childhood education. She provides professional learning services for teachers, instructional coaches, as well as campus and district administrators. Diana has presented at national and regional conferences, and recently collaborated with the Edcamp Foundation and PBS, to help facilitate two “unconference” style Edcamps for early childhood educators with the local PBS station, KLRN. She is a member of the International Literacy Association.
Gwen Quinn is an associate of The Educator Collaborative. Gwen is a first grade teacher in rural Pennsylvania. She received her K-12 reading certification from Cabrini University in 2011. She advocates for quality education for all children. She strives to develop her practice as she delves into the complexities of teaching. She has a wide range of research interests within the field of early childhood education, including the study of oral language and pre-conventional reading development. She is currently leading her district in the transformation to Reading Workshop. She has facilitated countless professional development sessions for her colleagues on the best practices of literacy instruction. Gwen is pursuing an Ed.D. in Cognitive Studies in Reading at Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania.