AUTHOR:

Tess M. Dussling, M.S., is a doctoral candidate in Literacy Education at Syracuse University, where she has taught courses in literacy methods for primary grades and early reading interventions for children with reading difficulties. She supervises students during school placements and clinical tutoring experiences and also serves as a teaching mentor during the all-university teaching assistant orientation. She is a member of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, the International Reading Association, and the Central New York Reading Council. Her research interests include early reading interventions for young English language learners, with her dissertation examining the impact of a supplemental first grade code-oriented reading intervention on the literacy skills of English language learners and native English speaking students.

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Steps to Success: Crossing the Bridge Between Literacy Research and Practice