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Leadership Matters – March 27th, 2019

Written by John Del Re on April 3, 2019

Join hosts Fran Gavin and Tim Frederiks as they welcome Lexis McCoy, Terri Muzzo and Tara Rossi into the studio to discuss the value of early literacy in schools and ways that educators and parents can assist with this critically important work.  Lexis McCoy is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Graduate Reading Program at Centenary. She has worked in the capacity of reading specialist, literacy coach, classroom teacher and educational consultant. She is currently a doctoral student studying Leadership with a concentration in: Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. Terri Muzzo proudly serves the middle school special education population in Newton, New Jersey, where she has worked for the past nineteen years with a focus on literacy. She was honored to be selected as the 2017-2018 Sussex County Teacher of the Year.  Tara Rossi serves as an innovative practitioner, constantly looking to break the mold and push the boundaries of education to meet the needs of all children. Her passion for education comes from helping children, big and small, to realize their endless capabilities. In addition to these arenas of literacy, her work has been featured in an educational documentary and she continues to serve as an adjunct professor in the Master of Education in Reading Program at Centenary University.  Join hosts Fran Gavin and Tim Frederiks as they welcome Lexis McCoy, Terri Muzzo and Tara Rossi into the studio to discuss the value of early literacy in schools and ways that educators and parents can assist with this critically important work.  Lexis McCoy is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Graduate Reading Program at Centenary. She has worked in the capacity of reading specialist, literacy coach, classroom teacher and educational consultant. She is currently a doctoral student studying Leadership with a concentration in: Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. Terri Muzzo proudly serves the middle school special education population in Newton, New Jersey, where she has worked for the past nineteen years with a focus on literacy. She was honored to be selected as the 2017-2018 Sussex County Teacher of the Year.  Tara Rossi serves as an innovative practitioner, constantly looking to break the mold and push the boundaries of education to meet the needs of all children. Her passion for education comes from helping children, big and small, to realize their endless capabilities. In addition to these arenas of literacy, her work has been featured in an educational documentary and she continues to serve as an adjunct professor in the Master of Education in Reading Program at Centenary University.

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