Author Archives: Aileen Hower

Dr. Aileen P. Hower is the coordinator of the Eduspire Summer Literacy Institute and teaches graduate level reading courses for Penn State York and Cabrini Colleges. In addition to teaching at the college level, she is the K-12 Reading/English/Language Arts/ESL Supervisor at South Western School District. She taught as a developmental, college preparatory, and Advanced Placement English teacher for 16 years and served as a HS Reading Specialist before shifting to administration. Currently, she serves as a Literacy Coach for teachers in her district. In addition to these professional tasks, Aileen is a board member of the Keystone State Reading Association, where she serves as their social media director. Courses EDDU 9431: All Teachers Can Teach Reading EDDU 9379: Keeping Assessment in Perspective (Summer Literacy Institute) EDRU 9028: Closing in On Close Reading (Summer Literacy Institute)

Why I Love the Eduspire Summer Literacy Institute

Eduspire Summer Literacy Institute

I’m a Fan of Conferences …and not just conferences on literacy and other teaching themes; I love going to conferences in general. I’m such a nerd about signing up to hear my favorite speakers – you know, the big names that hardly ever…

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