Beth Walsh-Moorman

Assistant Professor of Literacy

As the new assistant professor of literacy within the School of Education and Professional Studies at Lake Erie College, Beth Walsh-Moorman will oversee the College's Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Literacy and Reading Endorsement programs. Originally from Lake County, Dr. Walsh-Moorman holds a master's degree from the University of Michigan and a doctorate in curriculum and instruction with a literacy specialization from Kent State University, where she studied under renowned educator Dr. Timothy Rasinski. She has taught high school English for 22 years, beginning her career in the Ann Arbor area before teaching locally at Villa Angela-St Joseph, Mentor, Gilmour and Notre Dame Cathedral Latin (NDCL) Schools. For the past two years, Beth has served as the English Department Chair and a literacy specialist for NDCL and worked as an adjunct professor at John Carroll University and Kent State. She has also written the Penguin Random House official Teaching Guide for Colum McCann's novel Let the Great World Spin and has published articles in top literacy journals, including Journal Adolescent and Adult Literacy and English Journal.