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    Melinda Carver

    Associate Professor Dr. Lin Carver joined Saint Leo University with over 30 years of experience as a teacher and administrator in K-12 schools (teacher, coach, and director), and as an adjunct professor at various universities before joining the Saint Leo University community in 2010. She currently serves as the Director of Program Approval in the College of Education and Social Services and the Program Administrator for the Master's in Reading Program. Her teaching responsibilities are in Graduate Studies in Education in the Reading, ESE, Instructional Leadership, and Education Doctorate programs. Her presentations, publications, and research focus on increasing student achievement through effective literacy instruction, engagement, technology, and educational interventions.


    • Ph.D. Reading Curriculum and Instruction, Walden University
    • M.Ed. Developmental Reading K-12, College of New Jersey
    • B.A. Christian Education, Wheaton College

    Courses Taught

    • EDD 740 Introduction to Research and Qualitative Research
    • EDU 723 Power of Teacher Leader Innovation
    • EDU 709 Technology Innovation and Diffusion
    • EDU 706 Instructional Technology
    • EDU 673 Supervised Practicum in Reading
    • EDU 677 Teacher Inquiry for School and Student Growth
    • EDU 658 Leadership in the Development of Reading Programs
    • EDU 629 Current Theories and Practices in Reading
    • EDU 625 Foundations in Language and Cognition
    • EDU 618 Leading the Instructional Cycle
    • EDU 613 Emergent Literacy
    • EDU 612 Language and Literacy
    • EDU 610 Secondary Literacy, Assessment, and Intervention
    • EDU 605 Elementary Reading, Assessment, and Intervention
    • EDU 602 Foundations in Reading
    • EDU 546 Reading in the Content Areas