Dr. Naomi Feldman
Naomi Feldman began at BW in 1986 and is currently a professor in the Division of Education, where she teaches courses in literacy education. Dr. Feldman earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Texas in Austin and her master's degree from the University of Texas in San Antonio. Her initial training was in elementary and special education. She earned her doctorate in reading education at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Feldman's first teaching position was in the South San Antonio Independent School District which serves a large population of Hispanic children. Dr. Feldman then worked as a fourth grade teacher and as a special education resource teacher, also in the South San Antonio Independent School District before taking a position as a special education resource teacher in the Houston Independent School District. Recently she served as field faculty in Ohio's Reading First project. Her interests include literacy instruction for early childhood teachers, action research in literacy education, diagnosis and remediation of literacy problem and literacy coaching. Dr. Feldman has been active in professional organizations whose focus is literacy education and has presented frequently at professional conferences. She is also the director of Baldwin Wallace's summer reading program for children who experience difficulties in literacy.