Clark-Edmands Joins Educators Publishing Service
SPIRE® Developer to Offer Professional Development
Cambridge, Mass., June 17, 2003 - Sheila Clark-Edmands, M.S. Ed., joined Educators Publishing Service (EPS) as Director of Professional Development.
new position, Clark-Edmands
will manage educational workshops and seminars.
has more than 35 years of educational experience, ranging from classroom teaching to undergraduate and graduate college instruction.
developed and authored the SPIRE (Specialized Program Individualizing Reading Excellence), program more than 20 years ago based on her
extensive classroom experience and has continued to refine the popular program.
has received teaching awards and honors from several school systems, and her
work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal
and many other general interest and industry publications.
"We are very pleased to have Sheila join us because she brings a comprehensive understanding of what children need to become successful readers and masters of language arts skills," said Nick Gaehde, President of EPS.
In addition to acquiring the expertise of Clark-Edmands
is now the exclusive publisher of SPIRE
, the language arts program developed by Clark-Edmands
utilizes the explicit teaching of phonics, but with the unique application of a copyrighted curriculum scope and sequence," explained Clark-Edmands