Professional Development Center for Educators

Madelyn Cooper

Title: Limited-Term Researcher, Literacy


Maddie earned her M.Ed. in Literacy at the University of Delaware in July 2021 and has spent the last three years as a classroom teacher in a public charter school teaching both third and fourth grade. She has taught all subjects and utilized the Bookworms Reading Curriculum throughout. Maddie has analyzed data of student achievement in Reading and has seen immense growth in reading abilities amongst all students after just one year of implementing Bookworms. Maddie joined PDCE to continue her love of the Bookworms Curriculum, and work towards closing the literacy gap with evidence-based literacy instruction.