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Dr. Jodi Pilgrim

Associate Professor
Office: Parker 125
UMHB Mail Box:UMHB Box 8017900 College St, Box 8017BeltonTX76513
Phone: (254) 295-4188(254) 295-4188
Subjects Taught: Reading & Language Arts in the Elementary School; Children's Literature & Writing; Disciplinary Literacy; Problems and Issues in Reading
Degrees Earned: Ph.D. in Reading Education, University of North Texas; M.Ed., Texas A&M University; and B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies, Texas A&M University

Jodi joined UMHB in 2007 and is now an associate professor in the College of Education. She teaches literacy courses, including Reading and Language Arts in the Elementary School, Disciplinary Literacy, and Children's Literature.  With more than 10 years of experience in developing literacy in children, Jodi's passion is working with struggling readers. She enjoys membership in the  International Reading Association, the Literacy Research Association, the Texas Association of Literacy Educators, and the Association of Teacher Educators. Jodi also serves as a member of Delta Kappa Gamma. She currently resides in Belton with her husband Michael and her daughters Regan, Rachel, and Jordan.

Research Interests

Web/Digital Literacy; Technology Integration; Teacher Preparation; Disciplinary Literacy; Dyslexia