Dr. Karen Coffman began her career teaching 1st-3rd grades in Lexington.  She then left the classroom to become a Reading First Coach.  She is currently a Reading Specialist for a public school in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is an Orton-Gillingham certified teacher.  In her free time, she is a USTA team captain and plays on several USTA tennis teams throughout the year.

Ed.D. Education Administration, Ohio University, 2018
M.Ed., Reading and Writing Specialist, University of Kentucky, 2004 
B.S., Elementary Education, Eastern Kentucky University, 1997

Literacy, Science of Reading, Higher Education, Tennis

DISSERTATION: Lessons to Learn: The Implementation of Response to Intervention as a School Framework through the Lens of Past Reading First Schools