(September 27, 2017) oin us as we welcome “Effective Teaching through Gradual Release of Responsibility Model” presenter Lesley Roessing for another installment of the College of Education Professional Development Brown Bag Lecture Series is available on October 3, 2017 at 4:30 pm in University Hall 157. This session is for all grades and all content areas.
Ms. Lesley Roessing currently serves as the Director of the Coastal Savannah Writing Project. During her professional career, Roessing taught high school English and middle school language arts and humanities. She was active in the Pennsylvania Writing and Literature Project as a fellow of both the Summer Institutes in Writing and Reading, teaching graduate courses and working with the Summer Youth Program and presenting school in-services and conference sessions. Roessing credits her Summer Writing Institute experience with changing her from a teacher of writing to a writer who teaches, from teaching writing to teaching writers.
She has published several professional journal articles as well as books on literacy for teachers and students. Lesley has consulted with school districts on reading, writing and unit planning. Additionally, Roessing has presented at national conferences of the National Council of Teachers of English, International Reading Association and Association for Middle Level Education, as well as their state affiliates, in the areas of reading, writing, vocabulary and student engagement.