East Maine School District 63

Empowering all students to succeed in a changing world

Dr. Charlene Cobb, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning

Cobb  
 
Professional History:
 
East Maine School District 63, Des Plaines, IL
Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning
2009-present

Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois
Assistant Professor, College of Education
2008-2009

National-Louis University, Evanston, Illinois
Adjunct faculty
2000–2007
McGraw Hill Publishing, Chicago, Illinois
Consultant
2006–2008

National Geographic School Publishing, Evanston, Illinois
Director of Curriculum and Assessment
2005–2006

Learning Point Associates, Naperville, Illinois
Senior Program Associate
2004–2005

Community Consolidated School District 15, Palatine, Illinois
Director of Literacy Programs
1996–2004

Skokie School District 68, Skokie, Illinois
Director of Student Support Services
1994–1996

Lake Zurich School District 95, Lake Zurich, Illinois
Reading Specialist
1989–1994
 
Education: 
 
National-Louis University, Evanston, Illinois
Ed.D – Reading
2000-2006

Concordia University, River Forest, Illinois
Coursework – Educational Leadership
1992-1994

Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, Illinois
M.S.Ed. – Reading
1983-1987

University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
B.S. – Elementary Education
1969-1973
 
 Affiliations:
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • International Reading Association
  • Illinois Reading Council
  • National Reading Conference
  • Learning Forward
Publications:
 
Cobb, C. & Blachowicz, C. (2014). No More Look Up the List Vocabulary Instruction. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann
 
Blachowicz, C. & Cobb, C. (2007). ASCD Vocabulary Action Tool. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
 
Cobb, C. (2007). Training Paraprofessionals to Effectively Work with All Students. The Reading Teacher, 60(7), 686–689. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.
 
Cobb, C. (2005). Professional Development for Literacy—Who's in Charge? The Reading Teacher, 59(4), 388–390. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.
 
Cobb, C. (2005). Effective Instruction Begins With Purposeful Assessments. In S.J. Barrentine, & S.M. Stokes (Eds.), Reading Assessment (pp. 20-22). Newark, DE: International Reading Association.
 
Cobb, C. (2005). Literacy Teams: Sharing Leadership to Improve Student Learning. The Reading Teacher, 58(5), 472–474. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.
 
Carnahan, D. & Cobb, C. (2004) A Conceptual Model of Adolescent Literacy. Naperville, IL: Learning Point Associates.
 
Cobb, C. (2004). Turning on a Dime: Making Change in Literacy Classrooms. The Reading Teacher, 58(1), 104–106. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.
 
Cobb, C. (2004). Improving Adequate Yearly Progress for English Language Learners. Naperville, IL: Learning Point Associates.
 
Cobb, C. & Wolfel, C. (2004). ASCD English Language Arts Handbook. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
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