Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Priscilla Wright

Meet Dr. Priscilla Wright

Degrees and Experience
  • Ed.D., Elementary Curriculum (Clayton University)
  • M.Ed., Diagnostic and Remedial Reading and Mathematics (Miami University)
  • B.S., Elementary Education (Miami University)
Biography

Dr. Priscilla Wright has taught in both the undergraduate and master's programs at CCU, as well as at Illinois State University, Arapahoe Community College, Luther College, and Colorado School of Mines. She has also been a Title I reading specialist, elementary school and preschool teacher in both public and private schools, and an instructor for adult learners. She is licensed by the Colorado Department of Education. Wright serves as the chapter counselor for Kappa Delta Pi and Pi Lambda Theta, two international honor societies in the field of education.

She lives in Columbine, Colorado, with her husband, Tom, and has two grown sons. She is active in equine therapy, Pi Beta Phi literacy philanthropies, Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century.

Professional Achievements
  • Literacy Workshops: K-12 Learning Partnerships in Educational Excellence, Colorado School of Mines
  • Colorado Reading First Grant: No Child Left Behind, Colorado Department of Education
  • Woodcock-Johnson III Clinical Field Reading Research Assessment (Pearson)
  • Teacher Performance Assessment Consortium: Teacher Performance Standards in Assessment National Project (Race to the Top)
  • Content Validity Early Childhood Committee - PLACE Teacher Education Licensure Assessment
  • U.S. Department of Education Grant: Teaching, Training and Research in The Pleasant View Project - Cognitive Coaching
  • Kappa Delta Pi and Pi Lambda Theta educational honor societies
  • Elementary vocabulary stylist/editor - Holy Bible, New International Version Simplification Project, International Bible Society