Paula Witkowski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Teacher Education
(314)968-7070
paulaw@webster.edu
Webster Hall 241

 

 

Biography

Dr. Witkowski is an Associate Professor in the Department of Language, Literacy, and Leadership. She is also the Coordinator of the MAT in Elementary Education program, which is for individuals seeking initial certification as an elementary school teacher. She began her career as a Speech-Language Pathologist and worked in both public and private settings before coming to Webster University. Her research has focused on the implementation of content area literacy classes for struggling adolescent readers in high school settings, on intervention strategies for students with dyslexia, and on issues of motivation and engagement in adolescent and adult learners. She has presented numerous workshops for area schools and has presented at both regional and international conferences on these topics.