Bethanie Hamlett Tucker, Ed.D. of North Carolina, has been a professional educator since 1972. She has served as a classroom teacher, a resource teacher, a teacher of gifted students, program coordinator, grant-funded project director, and is currently a professor of education at Averett University in Danville, Virginia. While teaching at Averett, she researched and developed the Tucker Signing Strategies for Reading – a decoding method using sight, sound and movement, which has been highly successful with struggling readers nationwide and in some foreign countries. Bethanie provides training and consulting services for reading, A Framework for Understanding Poverty, Research-Based Strategies, and Under-Resourced Learners. An experienced consultant, Bethanie has presented numerous workshops since 2000.
Dr. Tucker Selected workshops:
-A Framework for Understanding Poverty
-Engage and Graduate Your Secondary Students: Preventing Dropouts
-Understanding and Engaging Under-Resourced College Students
-Tucker Signing Strategies
-Reading by Age 5
-Tucker Signing for Early Childhood Reading
-Vocabulary and Mental Model Development for Preschool
-Readiness Skills and Relationship Building
-How to Motivate Students to Increase Performance
-Hidden Rules of Class at Work
Dr. Bethanie H. Tucker is the author of Tucker Signing Strategies for Reading and Reading by Age 5, and co-author of Understanding and Engaging Under-Resourced College Students.