VP of Educator Initiatives, Learning Ally
Listen. Learn. Teach. It’s that simple. Terrie Noland uses this philosophy as an innovator and a motivator, and it’s evident as she leads,
coaches, and mentors thousands of K-12 educators about the science of reading each year. She has a unique perspective on the need to unify
all stakeholders around a vision for education to smash the reading divide for the millions of struggling readers. Her daily mission is to
add value to educators to help influence transformational changes in school districts across the country by addressing the needs of
marginalized students. Terrie seeks to share her expertise and passion to encourage and illuminate a path toward success and measurable
If you looked at Terrie’s resume, you would be confused. Her undergraduate and graduate degree work placed her in the field of criminal
justice. However, it was continuous listening and learning that led her on a journey in education, starting out in preschool teaching and
administration, then becoming a Certified Academic Language Practitioner (CALP), and earning a Ph.D. in literacy and educational leadership
from St. John’s University. Terrie is also a John Maxwell certified speaker and coach.
As Vice President of Educator Initiatives at Learning Ally, Terrie works to ignite enthusiasm and excitement by building champion educators
and administrators who are creating cultures of literacy and learning.