MaryEllen Vogt, Ed.D. is Distinguished Professor Emerita of Education at California State University, Long Beach. MaryEllen has served as a reading and special education specialist, district reading resource teacher, and university teacher. She is the co-author of 17 books,co-creator of the acclaimed SIOP model for teaching English Language-Arts to English Learners and past president of the International Literacy Association.
MaryEllen received her Doctorate in Language and Literacy from the University of California, Berkeley and has worked as a consultant in reading/language arts for school districts and reading associations in the US and internationally.