Mrs. Rhoda Wood

Literacy Coach and Reading Specialist

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My name is Rhoda Wood and I am the District Elementary Literacy Coach and Reading Specialist. I work with students and teachers at all five Pulaski Elementary Schools. I provide professional development, curriculum support, and literacy leadership to teachers and staff. I am passionate about literacy and learning and love sharing my learning with others. I have been teaching in the Pulaski Community School District since 1995. I have served as the Learning Support Teacher and Title I Reading Teacher at Fairview. I have also taught as a Special Education Resource Teacher at four of the five elementary schools. My goal is to improve learning and the love of literacy for all students!

Expertise
Elementary Literacy Instructional Strategies; District Leveled Literacy Intervention Trainer; New Teacher Mentor; DPI certified Professional Development Plan Mentor; Use of Technology-Based Literacy Interventions

Degrees
B.S.- Major in PK-9 Special Education from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater;M.A. in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Reading from Viterbo University

Professional Interests
Literacy Instruction and Interventions, Assessment for teaching and learning, Literacy Curriculm Development, Conscious Discipline Strategies, and Student learning and engagement

Awards
2013 Golden Apple Teacher of Distinction- Fairview Team;Pulaski Community School District- Distinguished Employee Award

Experience
Worked as part of the Learning Support Team to develop best-practices in Literacy Intervention and Response to Intervention framework.

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