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A Collective Impact on Literacy: The Power of Partnership

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

A Collective Impact on Literacy: The Power of Partnership

Presented by MaryLou Whaley, Director, Community Engagement, Outreach & Philanthropy, Hillsborough County Public Schools; with Doris Linville, Senior Manager of Project Management and Literacy Advocate with myON
Sponsored by myON

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Ignite a passion for literacy in your school, district and community and watch the impact that it will have to further life-long learning.

In this edWebinar, MaryLou Whaley, Director, Community Engagement, Outreach & Philanthropy, Hillsborough County Public Schools; and myON’s Doris Linville, Senior Manager of Project Management and Literacy Advocate share how to advance literacy throughout the community.
Topics include:

  • What a community approach to literacy looks like
  • How this approach to literacy can become the catalyst for coordination of services
  • How to set learning goals for a community approach to literacy
  • How to create objectives for articulating a community-wide action plan

Whether you are in a large urban district, a small rural district, or work at the building level, this session will show you how to ignite a passion for reading that reaches beyond the school day and dares to share responsibility with community partners. Anyone interested in learning how to engage a community of learners is invited to watch this recorded session, including all K-12 educators, librarians, and administrators.

MaryLou WhaleyAbout the Presenters

MaryLou Whaley is the director of community engagement, outreach & philanthropy, for the Hillsborough County Public Schools. As the director of community engagement and philanthropy, MaryLou works to ensure that the district is maximizing its resources throughout the community to ensure its students have unlimited opportunities for learning. She is an ESOL certified trainer and hold certifications in ESOL (K-12), ESE (K-12), Family and Consumer Science (6-12) and Education Leadership (K-12) with the state of Florida. She has worked as an associate/adjunct professor for University of Phoenix, College of Humanities and College of Education and Hillsborough Community College, and Educator Prep Institute (EPI). MaryLou received her Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana; Masters of Education (ME) and Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degrees from Saint Leo University in Dade City, Florida; and Nonprofit Management Certificate from Sykes College of Business from University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida. She also has worked with AdvancED SACS/CASI as an accreditation review team.

Doris LinvilleDoris Linville is the senior manager of project management and literacy advocate working with myON implementations in the USA and Latin America. She is a former migrant education teacher, and has also worked as a senior consultant and director of sales support for educational technology companies. Doris has been providing professional development and consulting services to school districts across the nation for 16 years. Her expertise is in the use of technology in the classroom, partnership development and making school and home connections to improve student achievement. Doris holds a BA in linguistics from Mary Washington College (now University of Mary Washington), and a Masters in Science on training and performance improvement from Capella University.


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Tuesday, July 11, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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