NLP Design Partners

These experienced teachers and instructional coaches participated in the Teacher2Teacher initiative – a project that pairs experienced Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) educators with teachers new to LDC to either give them feedback on a module the participants write or to try out a vetted LDC module. Design Partners have been

• Active members of Florida LDC Network cohort 1
• Presenters at the NLP Showcases
• LDC curriculum writers and trainers in their home district

 cheveallierJen Cheveallier, PK Yonge Development Laboratory School, University of Florida

• Assistant University School Professor
• Seven years in public schools
• An author and co-author of multiple ELA and cross curricular LDC modules

 


crabtree  Denise Crabtree, Pasco County Schools

• Co-author of multiple ELA and cross-curricular LDC modules
• Masters in Reading, K-12
• Sixteen years of secondary experience (Teacher and Instructional Trainer Coach)
• Professional development planning and delivery at school and district level for 12 years
• District trainer for content-area reading literacy since 2003

cunningham  Greg Cunningham, PK Yonge Development Laboratory School, University of Florida

• A middle school teacher for sixteen years
• A reviewer for Sunshine State Standards, PARCC, and Florida State Standards
• An author and co-author of multiple ELA and cross curricular LDC modules
• A provider of professional development through Florida Reading Initiative, ECET2 (statewide), and Research in Action (at PK Yonge).

leontaidasShannon Hamlett Leontaides, Gainesville, FL

• Experienced LDC teacher from FALN Cohort 1
• Wrote and implemented multiple cross-curricular LDC modules
• Facilitated LDC workshops with teachers (Clay County)

 


hernandezCassie Hernandez, Hillsborough County Schools

• Current reading coach at Liberty Middle School in Hillsborough County Public Schools
• Middle school educator for nine years

 


holmanTracie Holman, Hillsborough County Schools

• Current reading coach at Adams Middle School, Hillsborough County Public Schools
• Middle school educator for 10 years

 


marynecRhonda Marynec, Brevard County Schools

• Over 20 years experience teaching with grades K-8
• LDC curriculum writer and trainer for secondary schools
• Literacy coach for 12 years

 


millerCody Miller, PK Yonge Developmental Research School, University of Florida

• Language Arts teacher at PK Yonge
• Experience writing and implementing LDC modules
• PhD student at UF in curriculum and instruction

 


norrisDawn Norris, Hillsborough County Public Schools

• 14 years experience as an educator;
• LDC curriculum writer and trainer
• Hillsborough County Reading Teacher of the Year, 2014

 


pantojaLauren Pantoja, Pasco County Schools

• Over 30 years in education; Literacy coach for 9 years
• Reading Certification Course Designer/Facilitator
• Coauthor Teaching Syllable Patterns
• Coauthor Reading Basics for All Teachers: Supporting the Common Core (under contract)
• Co-author of multiple ELA and Cross curricular LDC modules

Denise Peters, Brevard County Public Schools

• Literacy coach/leader at Heritage High School
• 27 years of experience as a literacy educator

 


seidlerAmy Seidler, Wakulla County Schools

• Elementary educator for 16 years
• Reading coach for 2 years

 


weaverNick Weaver, Wakulla County Schools

• K-6 educator for 9 years
• High school teacher
• Published lesson plans with CPALMS