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Dr. LeAnn Johnson

Dr. LeAnn Johnson, Assistant Professor of Education and Director of Teacher Education

(304) 876-5508

103 D Knutti Hall


Ph.D. Special Education: Language and Literacy Focus, 1993 University of Maryland

M.Ed. Reading Instruction, 1987 University of Maryland

B.S. Special Education: Early Childhood Development and Communicative Disorders Concentrations, 1983 Utah State University


Foundations of Reading

Early Language and Literacy

EDUC 320 Psychological and Social Conditions for Learning

EDUC 360 Survey of Exceptional Children

EDUC 400 Inclusion in the Regular Classroom

EDUC 443 Reading in the Content Areas

Recent Publications

Johnson, L.A. (2016). MAKE Notes, Don’t Take Notes. KDP Teacher Advocate.

Recent Presentations 

October 22, 2015 Literacy Leaders: Becoming an Agent of Change. Workshop presented at the 2015 Kappa Delta Pi International Convocation, Orlando, Florida.

July 19, 2015 Dig Deep: Individualized Project-based Exploration and Application of Reading Methods. Roundtable discussion conducted at the 2015 International Literacy Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.

April 9, 2016 Motivating Writing Using Social Media Frames—Connectivity Optional, Presentation with Victoria Bowers, Literacy Leaders Conference, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV.

Recent Service

Faculty Advisor, Kappa Delta Pi, Delta Psi Chapter 119, International Honor Society in Education

Literacy Leaders Annual Conference Committee Chair,

Early Education Certification Program Development Committee B.A. Program Approved for State Certification, Summer 2014


Reading (of course),
4-H Horse Club Leader,
Boy Scouts of America Advancement Chair and Merit Badge Counselor,
Arts & Crafts and Building