Posted August 9, 2016
Patty Carroll, Ph.D., is a content specialist in literacy development, language acquisition, and assessment for students with and without disabilities. She also specializes in program implementation and evaluation and has a strong record of leadership in educational organizations that design and implement large-scale improvement projects in literacy and tiered support. In prior work, Patty served as a Research Scientist for the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and taught graduate courses at the University of Southern California and California State University at Dominguez Hills. She has also served for many years as a Senior Educational Consultant for the Consortium on Reaching Excellence in Education (CORE, Inc). Patty started her career as a high school English and ELD teacher and has served as a PreK-20 educator and demonstration teacher in the United States, Hungary, and Russia. Her research has been published in Language Testing, Review of Research in Education, and Journal of Learning Disabilities. Patty holds a teaching credential and Master’s degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and from California State University at Los Angeles. She holds a Master’s degree in Education and a Ph.D. in Education/Special Education and from UCLA.