Patricia Leek

Senior Lecturer I - Interdisciplinary Studies
patricia.leek@utdallas.edu
972-883-4407
CB11101

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Curriculum and Instruction;Linguistics
University of North Texas - 2000
M.A. - Liberal Arts and Music with emphasis in Music Theory
Southern Methodist University - 1991

Appointments

Senior Lecturer
University of Texas at Dallas [2001–Present]
Lecturer
University of North Texas [2000–2001]
Student Teaching Supervisor
University of North Texas [1992–1995]
Teaching Fellow/Adjunct
University of North Texas [1991–2000]
Reading Diagnostician/Child and Family Resource Clinic
University of North Texas [1991–1993]
Substitute Teacher and Graduate Student
St. Rita's Catholic School and St. Monica's Catholic School, Dallas, Texas [1988–1991]
Teacher
St. Bernard's Catholic School, Dallas, Texas [1986–1988]
Teacher
Fairfield Union Junior High School, Rushville, Ohio [1982–1986]
Substitute Teacher
Lancaster, Ohio area [1981–1982]

Additional Information

TEXAS TEACHER CERTIFICATION
  • Professional, Reading Specialist
  • Provisional, Elementary
  • ESL, All-level
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • Linguistic and Cultural Diversity
  • English as a Second Language
  • Children’s Literature
  • Conflict Resolution, Mediation, and Arbitration)
  • Curriculum Development and Evaluation
  • Instruction Development and Evaluation
  • Content Area Reading
  • Reading Assessment
  • Teacher Education and Certification including supervision and evaluation
  • University level teacher in reading and education