PhD Michigan State University: Teacher Education
Ann Castle is an assistant professor in the Office of Medical Education Research and Development (OMERAD). She holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education from MSU’s College of Education, with a specialization in Language and Literacy Education, as well as advanced degrees in Child Development and K-12 Reading and Literacy Education. Prior to joining OMERAD, she worked as an internship coordinator, literacy subject area leader, and literacy course instructor in MSU’s Department of Teacher Education. Castle is a former classroom teacher, reading teacher, literacy coach, and professional development consultant with two decades of teaching experience.
Castle spent the past two decades teaching in K-16 settings. Her scholarship focuses on literacy instruction, teacher preparation, and global education, with a focus on scaffolding learners during small group differentiated instruction and preparing instructors to do this work. Her work at OMERAD focuses on LCME accreditation.