Ohio Wesleyan’s Amy McClure to Be Honored by the International Literacy Association

Amy McClure, professor emerita at Ohio Wesleyan University, has been selected to receive the 2019 Jerry Johns Outstanding Teacher Educator in Reading Award from the International Literacy Association. She will be honored on October 12 during the ILA Awards Ceremony and Reception in New Orleans.

The Jerry Johns Outstanding Teacher Educator in Reading Award is intended “to honor an exceptional college or university professor who is an innovative teacher, a leader in the field of reading, a role model/mentor, and a disseminator who researches, publishes, and promotes effective practices beyond his/her own campus.”

Professor McClure is the author or co-author of seven books including Teaching Children’s Literature in an Era of Standards (Pearson, 2014). She taught at Ohio Wesleayn from 1979 to 2019  before retiring in May.

Dr. McClure is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University. She holds a master’s degree from Emory University in Atlanta and master’s and doctoral degrees from Ohio State University.

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