Marjorie Lipson (Inducted 2016)

University of Vermont


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Biographical Statement

 Marjorie Y. Lipson is Professor Emerita, University of Vermont, where she co-founded the Vermont Reads Institute and established a special emphasis on reading in the intermediate grades and reading difficulties at all ages. Early in her career she published research syntheses establishing an interactive view of reading (dis)abilities, which resulted in several publications as well as a co-authored text, Assessment and Instruction of Reading and Writing Difficulties: An Interactive Perspective. She has published dozens of scholarly articles and both the Spencer Foundation and the state of Vermont have supported her research on successful schools and school change in the area of literacy. She supported ILA in its RTI efforts and its international work in Ghana and Tanzania.