Dr. Vicki A. Jacobs

Lecturer on Education, Faculty Director, Teacher Education Program, Director, Field Experience Program, Academic Affairs Office

Vicki A. Jacobs is a lecturer on education, faculty director of the Teacher Education Program, and director of the School’s Field Experience Program. As lecturer, Jacobs has taught courses on curriculum development, secondary literacy, teaching and learning, and the teaching of English. Her experience includes teaching English and composition at the secondary and undergraduate levels and serving as an associate of the Bard College Institute for Writing and Thinking. She is the senior series consultant for Vocabulary Workshop (William H. Sadlier, Inc., 2012) and Vocabulary Workshop Achieve (William H. Sadlier, Inc., 2018).

Her publications include focus on secondary-level literacy development and the relationship among cognition, comprehension, composition, and inquiry-based teaching and learning. Currently, she serves on the Advisory Board of the Massachusetts Foundation for Teaching and Learning and has served as president of the Massachusetts Association of Teacher Educators, president of the Massachusetts Association of College and University Reading Educators, and vice-president elect of the Massachusetts Reading Association.