English, Basic Writing, Elementary Reading, Study Skills, Working with learning disabled students, ESL, Academic Coaching/Executive Functioning
Dr. Mary Sanford has been a lifelong educator with a proven track record of helping students succeed. In essence, she loves to teach! She has a Ph.D. in Adult Education from Syracuse University and both a Bachelor and Master degree in Special Education with a focus on Learning Disabilities from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. After spending seven years as a special education teacher, grades K through 12, Mary began teaching in higher education, her present faculty position, with a focus on reading, study skills, and academic success. For the past 10 years she’s worked with international students both in the US and abroad. Mary is regarded by her peers as a positive, creative, can-do instructor who brings great energy and enthusiasm to her work with students. In her free time Mary loves to travel, write, volunteer in the community, bake, and spend time with friends, family, and her 2 adorable doggy pals.