The Reading League Virginia

Educating every administrator, teacher, and parent to the research and evidence that has emerged from the science of reading.

  • Promoting an understanding of how the evidence base informs classroom practice.
  • Supporting educators to implement evidence-based practices.
  • Bringing together all stakeholders with shared missions around reading success for all including universities, non-profits, businesses, policymakers, parents, school districts, and other reading organizations.
  • Fostering equitable access to evidence-based reading services.

Meet Our Team

Kim Bausum-BrownPresident
Dyslexia & Specialized Reading Specialist – Virginia Department of Education
Tisha HayesVice President
Associate Professor & Director of McGuffey Reading Services – University of Virginia
Angelique WynkoopSecretary
Curriculum Specialist for Special Education – Culpepper County Public Schools
Jennifer MacRaeTreasurer
Coordinator, Training & Technical Assistance Center – James Madison University
Diane LewisBoard Member, Membership Committee Chair
Program Specialist, Training & Technical Assistance Center – Virginia Commonwealth University
Abigail DoughertyBoard Member, Publicity Committee Chair
Language Arts Coordinator – Virginia Beach City Public Schools
Jackie BakerBoard Member, Activities Co-Chair
EL Teacher – Loudoun County Public Schools
Susan CampbellBoard Member, Activities Co-Chair
Curriculum Specialist, Secondary Literacy – Culpeper County Public Schools
Donna MoodyBoard Member, Governance Co-Chair
Zaner-Bloser Sales Consultant

Lauran ZieglerBoard Member, Governance Co-Chair
Assistant Director of Special Education – Hanover County Public Schools
Sandra KochBoard Member
Reading Specialist & Coach -Chesterfield County
Carrie MartellBoard Member
Special Education Coordinator – Harrisonburg City Public Schools
Emily SolariBoard Member
Edmund H. Henderson Professor of Education & Reading Education Program Coordinator – University of Virginia

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