Meet Sara Glennon
- Secondary Teacher Certification Program, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
- M.A. English Literature, Boston University
B.A. English, Hartwick College
- summa cum laude
- Minor: History
- “Demo Disabilities,” funded by the U.S. Department of Education
“Best Practices for Teaching Writing for Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD,” subject matter expert/designer of online training module (March 2007).
- project included a literature review, content modules, and summary and review activities.
"Effective Methods and Innovative Strategies for Writing Instruction,"Online Course (July 2001& Spring 2002).
- designed and taught 3-week online course for a group of international educators.
- worked as the subject matter expert in a redesign and update of the course and its website in 2005.
"Instruction in Writing," Landmark College Paraeducator Workshop (Summer 2003 & Fall 2003)
- designed and taught 5-6 session workshops for public school paraeducators, based on Springfield, VT district standards for writing instruction.
- created materials and lesson plans that could be passed on for use by other instructors.
Professional Presentations & Publications
- "Neurodiversity in the College Writing Classroom," Two Year College English Association, Northeast Annual Conference (Portland, ME - November 2011).
- "From Dynamic to Deep Attention: Lessons from Working with College Students with AD/HD,"co-presenter, session on the Impact of Internet Technology on Student Attention and Learning, Conference on College Composition and Communication (Atlanta, GA - April 2011).
- The Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Basic Writing, Third Edition, contributing editor (2010).
- "Dynamic Classrooms for Dynamic Learners: Guiding the Potential of Students with ADHD," co-presenter, workshop at Conference on College Composition and Communication (New Orleans, LA - April 2008).
- Invisible Papers: Invisible Challenges
- "Challenges of Teaching Writing to Students with Executive Function and Written-Output Difficulties," co-presenter, Conference on College Composition and Communication (Chicago, IL - March 2006).
- Effective Methods and Innovative Strategies for Writing Instruction
- Week-long workshop presented to visiting educators at Landmark College (Summers 1999, 2000, 2001 & 2003).
- Making Portfolios Meaningful for Students, High School and Colleges.
New England Regional Meeting of the College Board, panel participant (February 2001).
- spoke about a portfolio approach to the admissions process and how this was particularly appropriate for students with learning disabilities.
- The Impact of Learning Differences on Writing and Practical Classroom Strategies
- "LD and AD/HD: What Service Providers and Instructors Need to Know," workshop presenter, Landmark College (1999).
- Teaching Writing to College Students with Learning Disabilities and AD/HD
- Presentation to 50-60 college-level educators from the capital region at George Washington University (Washington, D.C. - October 1999).
Roles at Landmark
Associate Professor of English
- EN1011: College Composition and Rhetoric
- EN1015: ADHD and Writing Theory
- EN2031: Advanced Composition: Interpreting Popular Culture
- EN2601: Irish Literature (study abroad)
- Faculty Senate Chair (2010-2012)
- ADHD and Writing
- College Reading Skills
- Students’ Attitudes and Apprehensions about Writing
- Teaching Academic Writing
- Teaching Writing in Hybrid/Online Settings
- Study Abroad
- Trustee, Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro, VT
- Member, NCTE
- Member, CCCC
- Member, TYCA
- Staff Member, New England Youth Theater