Assistant Professor of Education
Director of the Master of Education in Literacy Instruction
Email: Lexis.McCoy@centenaryuniversity.edu
Phone: ext. 2276

Biography

Lexis McCoy is the director of the Master of Education in Literacy Instruction Program and the English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher Certification Program. She is an Assistant Professor of Education and Advisor to Kappa Delta Epsilon Honor Society. As a licensed school supervisor, certified reading specialist, and teacher, Lexis has worked in the capacity of reading specialist, literacy coach, curriculum developer, and classroom teacher throughout the state in rural and urban school districts. She has additionally served as an educational consultant for the Department of Education and the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER). Lexis is completing her doctoral degree studying Leadership: Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. Her research focuses on the vital role that positive teacher-student interactions play in student learning. As a change-agent in the field, she constantly seeks innovative practices to share to meet the ever-changing needs of student populations in order to create equitable learning experiences for all children. Lexis’ most influential learning and joy comes from observing her students and two sons as they grow and learn.

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