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Stephanie West-Puckett

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Interests

professional development
composition
teacher inquiry
equity
21st Century Literacy and Learning
Digital Media & Citizenship

City

Greenville

Writing Project Site

Tar River Writing Project

State

NC

Stephanie West-Puckett is a Teaching Instructor in the Department of English at East Carolina University
and has over a decade of experience teaching and working with writers
of all ages and experience levels.  With an MA in English, a
concentration in Creative Writing, coursework in Technical and
Professional Writing, and a passion for outreach, Stephanie joined the Tar River Writing Project
leadership team in February 2011 and looks forward to continuing to
build educational partnerships and professional learning networks in
Eastern NC.  Since 2008, she has Co-directed the Leadership for Equity,
Excellence, Achievement and Partnership (LEEAP) Team and facilitated
professional development institutes that support  teacher-inquiry as a
means to increasing student achievement by addressing issues of race,
class, equity, and educational justice in Eastern NC.  In addition, her
research interests include first-year composition, service-learning as a
writing pedagogy, digital writing and citizenship, and reading and
writing across the curriculum.  She is also on the Board of Directors
as Conference Director for the North Carolina English Teachers Association.