Patricia Dade

Patricia Dade is an experienced Title I Literacy Coach for the Blue Springs school district in Missouri. She has been an elementary educator for the past 26 years teaching K-4 students in rural, suburban, and inner city schools, and has been honored as Teacher of the Year at James Lewis Elementary, a literacy lab school. She has worked closely with noted authors Ellin Keene and Debbie Miller to develop her knowledge of instructional strategies for literacy and coaching techniques. Patricia is a leader in staff development centering on Reader’s Workshop and has co-presented on that topic at the national, state, and local levels.