Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
Ellen Scales earned her Ph.D. in education, with a specialization in reading, writing and literacy, at the University of Pennsylvania in 1994. Ellen brings extensive experience as a teacher and administrator in PK-12 education, in higher education, and in educational consulting with school districts across the country. Ellen has worked with instructional coaching projects through the Annenberg Foundation and, more recently, in a new teacher project in Baltimore, Maryland. Since 2012, she has been working with doctoral students at Walden University and teaching in the Reading, Literacy and Assessment Ed.D. Program.