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Program Coordinator/Advisor

Jane M. Saunders


  • B.A. in Letters, The University of Oklahoma
  • M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, University of North Texas
  • Ph.D. in Curriculum Studies, The University of Texas at Austin


  • English Language Arts Composite (6-12), Texas
  • Speech (6-12), Texas
  • Reading (6-12), Texas


Teaching Experience:

  • Middle School English, High School Latin, English, Writing, Speech



  • Gardening, Cooking, Live Music on Patios, Yoga, Exploring Nature with Dogs


Courses I teach

  • Reading 5326, Developmental Literacy in the Middle and Secondary Grades
  • Reading 5331, Literacy Methods for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children
  • Reading 5340, Connecting Reading and Writing in the Classroom
  • Reading 6336, Reading Specialist Internship


Fun Fact

  • Because my dad got transferred a lot growing up, I went to eight schools during my K-12 schooling experiences.  That taught me a lot about making friends quickly and offered great insight about the kinds of teaching and learning experiences I preferred.


Favorite Quote

“We are wrong to think that moments go away, never to be seen again. This moment and every moment lasts forever.” - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.