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Reading Education Program Faculty Members

Arlene Barry
Associate Professor
785-864-9661
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 318

Arlene Barry, associate professor, joined the University of Kansas faculty in the fall of 1992. 

Barbara Bradley
Associate Professor
785-864-4435
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 316

Barbara A. Bradley, associate professor, joined the KU faculty in the fall of 2004.

Karen Jorgensen
Multi-Term Lecturer
785-864-4435
314 Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 314
Donita Shaw
Associate Professor
785-864-9671
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 323

Donita Massengill Shaw, associate professor, joined the KU Curriculum & Teaching faculty in the fall of 2002. 

Diane Nielsen
Professor
785-864-9664
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 446

Diane Corcoran Nielsen, associate professor, joined the KU faculty in fall of 1990.


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Associate professor Diane Nielsen involved in $120 million project to overhaul how reading is taught to children by 2015
School of Education is 10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
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3.35: average GPA of students admitted to teacher education program
All teacher education programs accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
All teacher education programs accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education
Alumni have been named Kansas Teacher of the Year
Alumni have received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the Horizon Award