Working with schools, researchers and educators to implement writing education best practice
Dr. Leslie Laud, Ed.D.
Instructor, Bank Street College of EducationResearch: Served as IES & EIR Principal Investigators
Dr. Leslie Laud (M.A., special education, Ed. D., curriculum & teaching, both from Teachers College, Columbia University) has studied data informed decision making, structured language instruction (Orton-Gillingham) and self-regulated strategy development for writing. In her 30-year teaching career, she worked as a special educator, learning specialist then staff developer, focused on structured writing instruction. She has also worked with Dr. Charles Haynes at Mass General Hospital’s reading specialist’s program on structured writing instruction. She also taught graduate courses at Teachers College, Columbia University and at Mass General Hospital. She publishes studies in peer-reviewed journals and presents often on how progress monitoring can inform writing instruction. She now consults in schools, districts and states to support scaling structured language instruction for writing.
Harvard-Kent Elementary School
Mark Silva, Principal
Heidi Clement, Assistant Principal
Everett Public Schools
Bill Donohue, Special Education Director
Hanover Public Schools
Anastasia Frank, Reading Specialist
Alumni & Past Participants
Graduate Research Assistants
Summer 2020 Graduate Clinician Team
Fall 2020 Graduate Clinician Team
Past Graduate Clinicians