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Carolyn L. Cook, Ph.D.

Carolyn Cook

Associate Professor- Department Chair

School of Education
Carolyn L. Cook, Ph.D., came to the Mount in 2007 after completing 25 years as a teacher in the elementary classroom in both private and public schools. She has served on the University Honors Committee anc co-chaired New Faculty Orientation. She serves her department as Director of Reading and chair of the Graduate Committee. Her research includes supporting English language learners' literacy development through cultural storytelling.
Ph.D., Penn State University (2007)
M.Ed., Shippensburg University (1998)
B.A., Washington Bible College (1972)
Elementary reading & writing instruction, critial pedagogy, storytelling to support literacy development, children's literature
Cook, C. & Taylor, M. (2012). Cultural storytelling as a motivational writing prompt for English language learners: A collaborative research endeavor. School-University Partnerships: The Journal of the National Association for Professional Development Schools, 5(2), 75-88.

Cook, C. & Voelker, A. (2010). Taking a critical stance: Using children's literature to nurture social responsibility. The Dragon Lode 29(1), 20-28.