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Dr. Kristine Lynn Still

Dr. Kristine Lynn Still

Dr. Kristine Lynn Still currently serves as Assistant Director of the Community Learning Center for Children and Youth, is an Assistant Professor of Early Literacy and is also the Co-Coordinator for the Literacy Education Program in the Department of Teacher Education at Cleveland State University.
Prior to joining the faculty at Cleveland State in 2006, Dr. Still taught 1st grade for 10 years and also held the position of Visiting Assistant Professor at The University of Akron while working on her doctoral studies.

During her initial years at CSU, Dr. Still served as the Director of The Cleveland Schools Book Fund, a project funded by a $5 million dollar endowment and which created classroom libraries in all K-3 classrooms in CMSD.

Currently, Dr. Still is an active member of the Campus International School Design team where her efforts include serving as a resource for literacy related initiatives as well as developing research protocols for those interested in pursuing research studies at CIS.

Dr. Still's research interests focus on the integration of meaningful technology-based literacy events in primary grade classrooms, reading motivation, reading tutoring, and teacher professional development. Dr. Still is currently involved in 3 major research studies and one of which involves evaluating seven tutoring programs serving the St. Paul Public schools and which are all funded by The Greater Twin Cities United Way.

Dr. Still has established the first CSU Student Chapter of The International Reading Association and currently serves as the group’s major faculty advisor.

Dr. Still remains active in the greater Cleveland community and beyond through her outreach and research initiatives with literacy related projects. Dr. Still is passionate about bringing the CLC into our local literacy service oriented network.