Jay Blanchard, Ph.D.

Jay Blanchard, Ph.D.

Jay Blanchard, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Reading Education, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Arizona State University; Tempe, Arizona; currently Director of Reading, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), Educational Testing Service; Princeton, New Jersey; [email protected] Dr. Blanchard is a former classroom teacher and the author of numerous books and articles about technology and reading education beginning in 1979 with Computer Applications in Reading. For the last 10 years, he has assisted teachers of language minority and American Indian children with early literacy education through U.S. Department of Education Early Reading First grants. Dr. Blanchard is also a former board member of the International Reading Association.