Dr. Judith Irvin
Dr. Irvin teaches courses in curriculum, educational leadership, and instructional leadership. She coordinates the doctoral program for the Educational Leadership/Administration concentration area. Her area of expertise is literacy and learning for adolescents.
She has authored numerous books, articles, and chapters on leadership and literacy for adolescents including:
Taking Action: A Leadership Model for Improving Adolescent Literacy (with Meltzer and Dukes). (2007). Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Reading and the High School Student: Strategies to Enhance Literacy (with Klemp and Buehl). (2007). Allyn and Bacon.
Strategies for Enhancing Literacy and Learning in Middle School Content Area Classrooms (with Buehl and Radcliffe). (2007). Allyn and Bacon.
Dr. Irvin serves as a consultant and speaker to school systems and professional organizations throughout the nation. She served as a member of the Commission on Adolescent Literacy for the International Reading Association and on the Board of the National Middle School Association as Chair of the Research Committee. She taught middle school reading and social studies for eight years.