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Reading Horizons Journal
Reading Horizons Journal

McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic
McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic

Deanna Roland

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Deanna Roland
Faculty Specialist, Literacy Studies (Special Education and Literacy Studies) Director (Dorothy J. McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic)

Office: (269) 387-1721

4608 Sangren Hall

B.S. Elementary Education, WMU
M.A. Literacy Studies, WMU

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.