Nancy Frey

Nancy Frey

Nancy Frey, PhD, is a professor of literacy in the Department of Educational Leadership at San Diego State University. She is also a teacher leader at Health Sciences High and Middle College in San Diego.

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Nancy Frey

Nancy Frey, PhD, is a professor of literacy in the Department of Educational Leadership at San Diego State University. Through the university’s administrative-credentialing and doctoral programs, she teaches courses on literacy leadership and research. Dr. Frey is also a teacher leader at Health Sciences High and Middle College in San Diego. A former board member of the California Reading Association, she is a credentialed special educator, reading specialist, and administrator in California.

Before joining the university faculty, Dr. Frey was a public school teacher in Florida. She worked at the state level for the Florida Inclusion Network, helping districts design systems for supporting students with disabilities in general education classrooms.

She is the recipient of the 2008 Early Career Achievement Award from the National Reading Conference and the Christa McAuliffe Award for excellence in teacher education from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. She was corecipient of the Farmer Award for excellence in writing from the National Council of Teachers of English for the article “Using Graphic Novels, Anime, and the Internet in an Urban High School.”

Dr. Frey is coauthor of several books. She has written articles for The Reading Teacher, Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, English Journal, Middle School Journal, Remedial and Special Education, and Educational Leadership.

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Presentation titles by Nancy Frey

  • Unstoppable Learning
  • High-Quality Instruction and Intervention
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Assessment for Instruction
  • Literacy for Life
  • Accommodations and Modifications