Elizabeth English, Ph.D.


Elizabeth English holds a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in Psycholinguistics and Cognitive Psychology with an expertise in Literacy. During the last ten years she served as principal of Sunrise Valley Elementary School in Fairfax, Virginia. Under her leadership, Sunrise Valley ES became a Habits of Mind Focus School. The staff collaborated to create a mindful school that embodied the principles of HOM. Habits of Mind were valued, taught, assessed and lived by members of this learning community. Students were provided learning opportunities that developed not only their academic competence but their capacity to become thoughtful, compassionate problem solvers in the future.

Elizabeth can be reached at ewel275@aol.com.

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