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

Tisha HayesPast President
Professor & Director of McGuffey Reading Services – University of Virginia
Susan CampbellPresident
Curriculum Specialist, K-12 Literacy – Culpeper County Public Schools
Jennifer SassanoVice President
Co-director & Literacy Coordinator, Training & Technical Assistance Center – George Mason University
Angelique WynkoopSecretary
Curriculum Specialist for Special Education – Culpeper County Public Schools
Jennifer MacRaeTreasurer
Coordinator – VDOE Region 5 Training & Technical Assistance Center at James Madison University
Lauran ZieglerBoard Member, Governance Chair
Assistant Director of Special Education – Hanover County Public Schools
Julia KoehlerBoard Member, Events Chair
Early Literacy and Elementary Reading Assessment and Intervention Specialist – Loudoun County Public Schools
Jacqueline AlstonBoard Member, Membership Chair
Reading Specialist
Title I Reading Instructional Coach
School Testing Coordinator
English Curriculum Committee Chairperson
BCPS Dyslexia Advisor
LETRS Volume I Local Certified Facilitator
Brunswick County Public Schools
Kelsi NoelBoard Member, Publicity Chair
Reading Interventionist – Culpepper County Public Schools
Kim Bausum-BrownBoard Member
Special Education Literacy Specialist
Chesterfield County Public Schools
Emily SolariAdvisor to the Board
Edmund H. Henderson Professor of Education & Reading Education Program Coordinator – University of Virginia

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