Dr. Tara Alvey
Dr. Alvey is an Assistant Professor of Literacy at Austin Peay State University. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in literacy methods, children's literature, and English Language Learners. She also coordinates both the Reading masters program and the Master of Arts in Teaching program at APSU. She earned her BA in English/Secondary Education from Thomas More College, her MEd in English Education from Vanderbilt University, and her PhD in Learning, Teaching, and Diversity, with an emphasis in Language, Literacy, and Culture from Vanderbilt University. Dr. Alvey's scholarly interests include digital literacies, children's literature, struggling readers, and teacher education.