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Timothy Morrison new associate chair in BYU Teacher Education Department

Timothy Morrison was recently appointed as an associate chair for the Department of Teacher Education at Brigham Young University, to serve with Nancy Wentworth, department chair, and Janet Young, associate chair.
 
Morrison received a bachelor’s degree in elementary education in 1977 from BYU, as well as a master’s in education degree in 1979. After leaving BYU, he taught for several years in Springville as an elementary school teacher.
 
In 1986 he earned his doctorate in reading education from the University of Illinois. During his time there Morrison worked with the Center for the Study of Reading, a nationally recognized organization founded to improve reading instruction.
 
After completing his doctoral studies, Morrison taught as an assistant professor at Fresno State University in California and as a literacy coordinator at Boise State University. For the past 16 years, Morrison has been a faculty member in the McKay School of Education where he specializes in children’s literature, literacy education, teacher preparation and professional development and teaching methods and instruction.
 
Morrison has published in many scholarly journals. In 2003 he was awarded the Guided Reading Study Grant by the McKay School of Education and the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies.

For more information, contact Roxanna Johnson, (801) 422-1922, roxanna_johnson@byu.edu.

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