Kathleen Stanfa holds a B.A. and M.A. in English Literature as well as an M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to arriving at Kutztown University, Dr. Stanfa taught high school language arts and later secondary-level special education in New York City. Her research interests focus on literacy acquisition and development for students with learning disabilities. She can be reached at (484) 646-5869 or by email.