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Dr. Brenda Joiner Overturf

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State Coordinator

Email: b***@***.com
Kentucky Reading Association
2331 Fortune Drive - Suite 110
Lexington, Kentucky 40509
United States

Company Description: The Kentucky Reading Association is a professional organization of educators and individuals actively engaged in the development of literacy throughout the...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • M.Ed. , Reading program
    University of Louisville
  • Ed.D. degree , literacy education
    University of Louisville
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Brenda Overturf
Brenda@litperspectives.com
Brenda Joiner Overturf, ...
www.mktgeducation.com, 29 Nov 2012 [cached]
Brenda Joiner Overturf, Ed.D. President Literacy Perspectives, LLC
Brenda Joiner Overturf was a 2009-2012 member of the International Reading Association Board of Directors. While on the board of IRA, she chaired a Common Core State Standards Task Force, and continues as chair of the IRA Common Core Standards Committee.
Brenda began her career as a classroom teacher, teaching 18 years at the elementary and middle school levels. She served as the Jefferson County Public Schools (Louisville, KY) District Reading Coordinator for six years where she lead professional development, program design, standards implementation, curriculum alignment, and assessment systems for K-12 district-wide literacy development. In 2005, she entered a partnership with the University of Louisville to head the graduate program in reading education, where she designed and taught K-12 literacy courses, chaired committees, provided leadership for literacy grants and programs, and served on state literacy task forces and intiatives.
Brenda holds an Ed.D. with a specialty in Literacy Education from the University of Louisville, and as president of Literacy Perspectives, LLC, provides professional development and assistance to schools and districts nationwide. Brenda's most recent books are: Word Nerds: Teaching All Students to Learn and Love Vocabulary (2013, Stenhouse) and The Common Core: Teaching K-5 Students to Meet the Reading Standards (2013, International Reading Association).
Brenda ...
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Brenda Overturf
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The guidelines were drafted by a special IRA CCSS committee that included: Brenda Overturf, Literacy Perspectives, LLC, Co-Chair; Timothy Shanahan, University of Illinois, Chicago, Co-Chair; Les Burns, University of Kentucky; Lori DiGisi, Common Core Literacy Consultant; Elfreida Hiebert, Text Project, Inc.; Sarah Fleming Mahurt, St. Croix; Lesley Morrow, Rutgers University; Dorothy Strickland, Rutgers University; Maureen McLaughlin, President-Elect of IRA, East Stroudsburg University of PA; William Teale, IRA Board Member Liaison, University of Illinois, Chicago; and Rich Long, IRA Government Relations Director, Ex Officio.
Stenhouse Publishers: Author Biographies
www.stenhouse.com, 23 May 2013 [cached]
Brenda Overturf Stenhouse Publishers: Author Biographies
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Brenda Overturf
Brenda J. Overturf began her career as a classroom teacher, working for eighteen years at the elementary and middle school levels, before she coordinated K-12 reading for Jefferson County Public Schools in Louisville, Kentucky. She also served as chair of the M.Ed. in Reading program at the University of Louisville and is a former member of the International Reading Association Board of Directors.
While at IRA, she chaired a Common Core State Standards Task Force and continues as chair of the IRA Common Core Standards Committee.
Brenda holds an Ed.D. degree with specialty in literacy education from the University of Louisville, and is currently a literacy consultant providing professional development and assistance to schools and districts nationwide.
June 2013
www.arareading.org, 1 June 2013 [cached]
Brenda Overturf
Celebrate Literacy Nominees
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Dr. Brenda Joiner Overturf is a presenter dedicated to literacy achievement for all ages.
Today, this author and consultant focuses on helping educators build literacy knowledge for student success. Brenda has considerable and deep experience as a teacher in rural and suburban communities, a K-12 urban district reading coordinator, a university instructor and program chair, and years as a professional development provider. She joined the faculty of the University of Louisville to lead the graduate program in Reading Education in 2005.
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Brenda will be presenting at the ARA Literacy Conference November 21-22, 2013, in Little Rock.
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