Robin Griffith

With over 25 years of experience as a teacher, literacy coach, and staff developer, Robin Griffith currently shares her strengths-based approach to literacy learning with pre-service teachers and through professional development that helps teachers and literacy specialists recognize, understand, and reflect on the thousands of instructional decisions they make on a daily basis. Robin has a heart for teachers and for literacy education. She considers it a great privilege to work with and among classroom teachers who are eager to refine their craft.

Robin is a Professor of literacy education in the College of Education at Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, Texas. She currently serves as Department Chair for Teaching and Learning Sciences and continues to teach undergraduate and graduate course in literacy education while also consulting with school districts. She served as co-editor of The Reading Teacher for six years and continues to serve as a reviewer for several literacy journals. 

Her publications include an edited book, Preparing Globally Minded Teachers and journal articles in peer reviewed publications including Language Arts, The Reading Teacher, The Teacher Educator, Journal of Language and Literacy Education, Reading Horizons, Literacy Practice and Research, The Dragon Lode, Journal of School Connections, Theory into Practice, and Literacy Teaching and Learning.  She regularly presents at the Literacy Research Association Conference, International Literacy Association Conference, and the National Reading Recovery and K-6 Literacy Conference. She has been the College of Education representative for TCU Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Achievement as a Teacher/Scholar and received the Dean’s Research and Creativity Award at TCU.

In her free time, she enjoys gardening and owl watching with her husband in the backyard swing that belonged to her parents and grandparents. She loves watching her three great children find their life paths. 

Robin Griffith

 Twitter: @griffith4r

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