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Lilly Steiner, Ed.D.

Associate Professor


Literacy Program Director

Curriculum & Instruction, Curriculum and Instruction
McAllan Hall 108

Lilly Steiner, Ed.D.


Ed.D., Boston University, Developmental Studies

M.A., University of North Dakota, English Literature

B.A., University Wisconsin--LaCrosse, English and Political Science

Research Interests

Research interests include family literacy and creating strong home-school partnerships.


Scholarly Articles

  • Steiner, L.M. & Cassano, C. (2017). An intervention to support teachers in building on children’s home literacy backgrounds. Journal of Family Diversity in Education, 2 (3), 19-40.
  • Hindin, A., Steiner, L.M., & Dougherty, S. (2017). Building our capacity to forge successful home-school partnerships: Programs that support and honor the contributions of families. Childhood Education, 93 (1), 10-19.
  • Cassano, C. & Steiner, L.M. (2016). Exploring assessment demands and task supports in early childhood phonological awareness assessments. Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice 65 (1) 217-235.


Frequently Taught Classes

  • Administration and Supervision of Literacy Practices and Professional Development for School Leaders (EDL 593)
  • Advanced Literacy Instruction (EDL 515)
  • Assessment and Instruction in Literacy I (EDL 564)
  • Assessment and Instruction in Literacy Ii (EDL 565)
  • Literacy Instruction (EDL 503)
  • Literacy Instruction in K-5 Educational Settings I (EDL 326)
  • Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings I (EDL 326)
  • Literacy Strategies for All Learners I (EDL 516)
  • Literacy Strategies for All Learners Ii (EDL 517)
  • Literacy Trends and Issues (EDL 527)
  • Multicultural Literature and Literacy (EDL 525)
  • Strategies for Teaching Writing, K-12 (EDL 526)

Recently Taught Classes

2020 Spring

2020 Summer E

2020 Summer C

2020 Summer B

2020 Fall

2019 Spring

2019 Summer E

2019 Summer C

2019 Summer B

2019 Fall

2018 Spring

2018 Summer E

2018 Summer B

2018 Fall

2017 Spring

2017 Summer E

2017 Fall