Jade Wexler

Jade Wexler, Ph.D. is an associate professor of special education at the University of Maryland. Her current research interests include developing and testing reading interventions to support adolescents with reading difficulties and disabilities in the content-area and supplemental intensive intervention settings. Her research also focuses on designing and evaluating professional development, literacy coaching, and school-wide service delivery models to support teachers’ implementation of evidence-based literacy practices at the secondary level. Dr. Wexler has been the principal investigator and co-principal investigator on several federally funded adolescent literacy focused grants. She has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and is the co-author of three books about adolescent literacy.  As a former high school special education and reading teacher, Dr. Wexler aims to bring her practical experience in the field to her research. She greatly values the partnerships she forms with school district administrators and teachers to do this work. You can find more information about her research team here: https://education.umd.edu/research-college/labs/adolescent-literacy-professional-development-lab/meet-team and here: www.aimcoaching.org

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