Dr. Deborah Glaser

Deborah R Glaser, EdD LLC
Author, Educational Consultant & Teacher Training at Deborah R Glaser, EdD LLC
boise, idaho, united-states
author, educator


Deborah R. Glaser, Ed.D., received her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with specific focus on reading and school reform from Boise State University. She is an educational consultant and professional development provider with expertise in reading assessment and a vast knowledge of instructional methods derived from trusted research. During Dr. Glaser’s many varied years in education she has experienced both classroom and learning disability instruction and served as Director of Education of the Lee Pesky Learning Center, in Boise, Idaho, where she oversaw the development of remedial programs for individuals with dyslexia. She has assisted universities with the development of research based reading curricula and established training and consultation programs to support the success of state and National reading initiatives. Deborah was advisor to Idaho’s Legislative Reading Committee and a principal author of Idaho’s Reading Initiative.

Dr. Glaser is a National Trainer of the distinguished teacher curriculum authored by Louisa Moats, Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling, LETRS. She consults with national policy institutes regarding quality reading instruction and teacher preparation, and assists schools and districts with the implementation of scientifically based reading programs and strengthening practitioners’ collaborative efforts toward improved instruction and student reading abilities. Dr. Glaser is author of the LETRS Modules, ParaReading: A Training Guide for Tutors and LETRS Foundations: An Introduction to Language and Literacy co-authored with Louisa Moats, Ed.D. Next STEPS in Literacy Instruction: Connecting Assessments to Effective Interventions, Paul Brookes Publishing, and Reading Fluency: Understanding and Teaching this Complex Skill, co-authored with Jan Hasbrouck, Ph.D.

Dr. Glaser launched The Reading Teacher's Top Ten Tools; Instruction That Makes a Difference - An online professional development course that is changing the way teachers teach and students learn. Blended learning opportunities include face-to-face, site visits, and webinars with schools who enroll in the course. We as reading teachers, never stop learning!

Professional Experience

Professional Development Consultant  |  Glaser Educational Consulting and Training

  • Created on-line reading course - The Reading Teacher's Top Ten Tools: Instruction that Makes a Difference. This course provides access to ten modules, or Tools, that clarify teacher knowledge about how students learn to read and how to teach reading and writing to all learners. The course is appropriate for individuals, schools, and districts seeking to provide professional development they can trust for all reading teachers K-6.
  • Several highly qualified individuals work with Dr. Glaser to provide blended PD: on-site visits to schools, face-to-face training, and webinars.
  • Consultation with schools and districts, assisting with the development of effective reading programs: Assessment, MTSS-RTI, small and whole group reading instruction based in SBRR.
  • Professional Development: Individualized teacher training to address determined need.

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