Board of Directors

Ann Bates, EdD

Retired Assistant Professor, National Louis University

Ann joined the Reading Power Board in 2017. Ann is a literacy consultant with more than 35 years of experience in education. She has been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, assistant professor and clinical director of Reading and Language at National Louis University. Her interests include early literacy, the assessment and diagnosis of reading, and the instructional materials and practices that support at-risk and struggling readers. She is co-author of Reading Diagnosis for Teachers and Teaching Struggling Readers in Common Core Reading.