Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
Jeradi Cohen earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan. Her Master's and Doctoral degrees were earned from the University of Virginia.
Dr. Cohen's teaching experiences in public and private schools range from kindergarten through high school. Her teaching experiences have been diverse in terms of geography and student populations. She has taught in rural, small town and inner city settings. Dr. Cohen also served as a reading specialist or grades one through six for several years. While these experiences included all subject areas, her primary areas of interest have always been in reading and literacy.
Dr. Cohen's higher education experiences include teaching face-to-face at various universities, with 12 years in an online format. The last thirteen years have been here at Walden University. Her professional affiliations include the International Literacy Association and the National Council of Teachers of English.
Dr. Cohen's research interests include personal narrative writing of elementary students and writing that teachers engage in professionally.