Elizabeth Isidro

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Elizabeth Isidro
Director of the McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic and Assistant Professor of Literacy Studies
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: 
  • Ph.D., Texas Tech University
  • M.A., Texas Tech University
  • B.S., University of the Philippines
Bio: 

Dr. Elizabeth Isidro finished a BS in Tourism in 1995 at the University of the Philippines-Diliman. In 2012, she also received a Masters in Education with an emphasis in language and literacy at the College of Education at Texas Tech University. She received a PhD in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in language and literacy also from the College of Education at Texas Tech University. Most recently, she was a post-doctoral research associate and served as curriculum anchor for the Teacher Education Department in the College of Education at Texas Tech University from AY 2016-2018. Her work primarily involved curriculum design using design-based research and personalized learning models, as well as supervision of literacy courses in both face-to-face and distance programs. Her research interests are in methods of instruction that support pre-service teacher preparation in teaching reading and writing, teacher identity research using reader response theory and self-study research of teacher education practices. Earlier in her career, she earned a national distinction as Early Career Educator of Color Leadership Award at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) in 2014.