Professor of Education
Organization: John Carroll University
At John Carroll University, Kathleen Roskos teaches courses in reading assessment and instruction. Formerly an elementary classroom teacher, Dr. Roskos has served in a variety of educational administration roles, including director of federal programs in the public schools, department chair in higher education and director of the Ohio Literacy Initiative at the Ohio Department of Education. She was a lead writer of the 2010 Educator Professional Standards of the International Reading Association. She recently served as a co-principal investigator of an Early Reading First grant in Akron, Ohio. Dr. Roskos studies early literacy development, teacher learning and the instructional design of professional development for educators, and has published research articles, chapters and books on these topics.