Barbara Lee Gottlieb

     Barbara Lee Gottlieb, a gifted educator for forty years, has dedicated her career to the field of education. As a major change agent, Barbara has extensive experience as a classroom teacher, literacy specialist, and consultant. She is a faculty member in the College of Education at Penn State Brandywine, and is the Coordinator of Penn State University's Civic and Community Engagement
    During her tenure, Mrs. Gottlieb has provided years of professional development to teachers, future teachers and parents. A highly respected literacy leader, Barbara has been called upon to present the best research-based strategies at conferences and training centers throughout the country.
    Developing courses in literacy and differentiated instruction, Barbara provides the support that teachers, parents, and university students need to develop the strategies that children require to become successful readers. As an author of books for educators and parents, Barbara provides the necessary link in literacy development for all children through Guided Reading, Shared Reading, Independent Reading, Reading Workshops, Literature Circles, and more.
    An advocate for students at all levels of education, Barbara Gottlieb works diligently to provide the best research-based initiatives and instructional strategies for all learners.
    Because of her ongoing commitment to students, educators, and parents, Barbara has been the recipient of the American Family Award for Distinguished Teachers, The Chapel of the Four Chaplains Award, The Reading Recovery Achievement Award for at-risk students, and The Pennsylvania Department of Education's Reading First Award.