Pamela Beck, Ed.D.
Summer Reading Program Director
Department of Teaching & Learning
University of North Dakota
Education Building, Rm 322
231 Centennial Dr. Stop 7189
Grand Forks, ND 58202
Dr. Pamela Beck earned her M.Ed. in Reading Education and her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of North Dakota. Prior to UND, Dr. Beck’s professional experiences included 25 years in the public schools. During that time, she served as a classroom teacher in the primary grades, a reading specialist, and as a full-time mentor teacher assigned to first-year teachers participating in the Elementary Education Resident Teacher Program; a collaborative partnership between the University of North Dakota and the Grand Forks Public Schools.
She has presented both locally and nationally on topics related to strategic reading behaviors, process writing, and mentoring beginning teachers. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Teaching and Learning Department at the University of North Dakota. Her research interests focus on literacy learning, assessment and effective instructional methods in the elementary school.