K-12 Literacy Conference

S2019 Session 2, Workshop 5: Good Intentions Gone Bad: How Well-Intended Teachers Can Destroy a Love of Reading, K-8

Elsa Galindo & Lisa Stone

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[su_row]Elsa Lizette Galindo is an associate with The Educator CollaborativeNow in her 18th year in education, has taught 1st-5th grades in a dual language classroom, has served as a K-5 interventionist, bilingual specialist, and reading coach. Currently, she is a Literacy Specialist for North East ISD. The first to attend college in her family, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University-Kingsville, holds a Master’s in Education and a certification as Master Reading Teacher from Our Lady of the Lake University. Elsa is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Curriculum and Instruction at Northcentral University. A busy and proud mom of two amazing kids, she enjoys spending time with them hiking, reading, and learning something new every day. More than anything she loves teaching kids to read and enjoy reading. [/su_row] [su_row]Lisa Stone is an associate with The Educator Collaborative.  Lisa has dedicated more than 20 years to nurturing young minds and supporting student growth, particularly within the areas of reading and writing, in Canada and Mexico. In her former role as Assistant Principal of Curriculum & Instruction at the American School Foundation of Monterrey, Mexico, Lisa was a driving force in whole school reform in language arts. In addition to this work, Lisa designed and co-led a six-part series of literacy institutes in Latin America, attended by over 100 educators across two years. Simultaneously, she served as the adjunct professor for State University of New York for those seeking graduate credit in the institutes. Lisa was also a contributing writer to the Scholastic/LitCamp Curriculum, a summer literacy program designed to combat summer loss, that is now being used in the U.S and over 10 other countries.  Currently, she spends her time partnering with schools in Mexico, Colombia, Guatemala and Russia, in an effort to move each school forward toward a sound literacy program that fosters a love of reading and writing in children. [/su_row]

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