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Director, Grow Your Own
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Academic Degrees: 
B.S., Psychology, Missouri State University 
M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction, University of North Carolina Greensboro
Ph.D., Teacher Educational Studies, University of North Carolina Greensboro

Professional Interests: 
Pre-service and in-service professional development
Elementary Literacy
Teacher Research

Professional Involvement: 
Association of Teacher Educators
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
Virginia Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators

Professional Experience: 
Dr. Joy Myers spent 7 years in North Carolina as a first, fourth, and sixth-grade teacher as well as an assistant principal. While at JMU, Joy has served as a faculty member, an Academic Unit Head, and is excited to now lead the Teaching Fellows program.

Courses taught at JMU: 
LED 300: Reading Instruction and Assessment for Diverse Learners PK-6 
ELED 490: Special Studies in Elementary Education 
IS 498: Individualized Study Project

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