President-Elect: Nicole Patton-Terry

Nicole Patton-Terry:

Nicole Patton Terry, PhD., is the Olive & Manuel Bordas Professor of Education in the School of Teacher Education and Director of the Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) at Florida State University (FSU).  Dr. Terry’s research, innovation, and engagement activities concern young learners who are vulnerable to experiencing poor language and literacy achievement in school, in particular, African American children, children growing up in poverty, and children with disabilities.  She founded the Urban Child Study Center at Georgia State University and The Village at FCRR, both of which take a collective impact approach to creating and maintaining research partnerships with diverse community stakeholders to promote school readiness, achievement, and success among vulnerable children and youth.