Emily L. Gibson

Emily L. Gibson

Emily L. Gibson, EdD, is a teacher-consultant with the Redwood Writing Project, providing professional development in writing and literacy instruction for K–college teachers in Humboldt County.

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Emily L. Gibson

Emily L. Gibson, EdD, is a teacher-consultant with the Redwood Writing Project, providing professional development in writing and literacy instruction for K–college teachers in Humboldt County, California. With over 20 years in public education, she is an experienced K–8 instructional coach, classroom teacher, and alternative education instructional leader. She established the Young Writer Programs for the Redwood Writing Project, and implemented writing workshops for the Osher Life-Long Learning Institute at Humboldt State University.

Dr. Gibson provides professional development for teachers with an emphasis on improving school culture and transitioning to the Common Core State Standards. An author, she has also written articles for Education Leadership and Equity & Excellence in Education. Her research interests include equity and access to higher education, school culture, school improvement, teacher education, writing and mathematics instruction, and social and emotional aspects of learning.

She holds BAs in liberal studies and psychology and an MA in education from Humboldt State University. Dr. Gibson earned an EdD in curriculum and instruction, emphasizing school improvement, from Boise State University.

Presentation titles by Emily L. Gibson

  • Building a Culture of Hope 
  • Poverty and Learning: Research-Based Practice
  • Utilizing Writing Workshops to Address Common Core Standards
  • Structures of Common Core Mathematics Instruction
  • School Culture and School Improvement
  • Best Practices in Writing Instruction
  • Addressing Classroom Culture Through Class Meetings