Kristin Rainville

Kristin Rainville, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor, Literacy Education

Benziger Hall, Upper Chapel Corridor, Room 117
(914) 323-5460

About Me

Dr. Kristin Rainville, chairperson and assistant professor in the Department of Literacy, teaches courses in K-12 literacy. She previously worked as an instructor at Teachers College, Columbia University, and as a coordinator for the New Jersey Department of Education’s Office of Early Literacy. She has also worked as a literacy coach in New Jersey and as a third grade and first grade teacher in Stamford, Conn. She has presented at state, national, and international conferences and has co-authored articles in both The Reading Teacher and Reading & Writing Quarterly, as well as online in the Literacy Coaching Clearinghouse. Kristin also co-authored a book, “Changing Suburbs, Changing Students” (Corwin, 2012), a collaborative work of Manhattanville School of Education’s Changing Suburbs Institute. Her research interests include exploring the work of literacy coaches, professional development, literacy practices in classrooms, and school change.

Curriculum and Teaching, Ed. D., Teachers College, Columbia University
Special Education, Certificate of Advanced Study, Fairfield University
Education, Master of Science, University of Bridgeport
Elementary Education, Bachelor of Science, Saint Bonaventure University