Entries by desireefarnum

Lourdes Santiago-Poventud, Ph.D. (Research Assistant, University of Florida)

Lourdes Santiago-Poventud, Ph.D., is currently a research assistant in the Department of Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies at the University of Florida.   Before joining the University of Florida, Lourdes worked with Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) for 18 years.  During her time with M-DCPS, she worked in a variety of capacities, including: […]

Pamela Chalfant (Early Learning Initiatives Manager, University of Florida)

Pamela Chalfant, Ph.D. is the Early Learning Initiatives Manager at the Lastinger Center for Learning in the College of Education at the University of Florida, Gainesville.  Dr. Chalfant’s research focuses on early literacy and language interventions and the prevention of reading difficulties through teacher education.  She has conducted studies on effective teacher professional development and […]