Title: Professor of
Dr. Wright is a Professor of Education in the School of
Education and Social Services. She has been with Saint Leo
University since 2002. Currently, Dr. Wright teaches at the
undergraduate and graduate level. Prior to coming to Saint Leo
University, Dr. Wright taught at the University of South Florida in
the Childhood Education Department from 1998-2002. In addition, Dr.
Wright also worked in the Florida Center for Instructional
Technology (FCIT) at USF as a Subject Matter Expert in the design
and creation of CD-ROMs and websites to assist teachers with the
Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT). Previously, Dr.
Wright taught at the K-6 level as an elementary school teacher for
Teaching & Professional Interests:
Dr. Wright’s area of focus are reading comprehension and
vocabulary development, as well as early literacy skills, and
reading assessment. She has also been involved in many campus and
Center workshops and trainings on Reading Across the Curriculum.
These trainings have focused on ways instructors can assist
students in actively reading and comprehending their course
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