For more than 30 years, the focus of Diane Stephens' work has been reading. In the early years of her professional life, she worked with adults and with high school students and later with elementary and middle school students. She has been a classroom teacher, a director of two reading clinics, a full time researcher, a professor, and a department chair. She has been extensively involved in university-based pre- and in-service teacher education programs and with teacher study groups. Diane has co-edited several books. She was one of the original co-editors of Primary Voices K-6 and has published dozens of articles about reading, assessment, and teacher education. Since 1999, she has been a teaching team member with the South Carolina Reading Initiative.
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Diane is a leading figure in reading and literacy at the elementary level and presents on the teaching of reading and on teacher education.