Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
School of Higher Education, Leadership, and Policy
Degree ProgramM.S. Higher Education
Dr. Gibbons is an adjunct professor for over 13 years. She has her Bachelors in special/elementary education, her Master's in special education/reading, and her Reading Diagnostician Doctoral Degree.
She teaches reading at Gateway Regional High School. She is passionate about using researched best practices in literacy instruction. She believes in using diagnostic assessment to guide her differentiated instruction in the classroom. She uses ongoing progress monitoring to adjust her instruction and enhance student achievement. Setting goals with students to determine where they are and where they need to go next is important. This practice drives student success.
She believes in teacher collaboration, learning communities, and teacher facilitated peer led discussions. In her spare time she enjoys reading, writing, researching/learning, and running.