Deanna Roland

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Deanna roland
Faculty Specialist of Literacy Studies and Director of the Dorothy J. McGinnis Center and Clinic
Office: 
(269) 387-1721
Location: 
4608 Sangren Hall, Mail Stop 5258
Mailing address: 
Department of Special Education and Literacy Studies
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5258 USA
Education: 
  • M.A., Literacy Studies, Western Michigan University
  • B.S., Elementary Education, Western Michigan University
Bio: 

Deanna Roland worked as a full time elementary teacher for seven years, teaching kindergarten and first grade students. During that time, she was trained and certified in Reading Recovery. In March 2009, she accepted the position as the Coordinator of Family Programs with Early Reading First at Western Michigan University. In that role, she provided trainings to families and teachers related to literacy. Additionally, she served as an Adjunct Professor in the Special Education and Literacy Studies Department.