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About Amanda Sanford

Amanda Sanford, PhD, is an associate professor of special education in the Graduate School of Education. Dr. Sanford's research interests include school-wide literacy, prevention-oriented literacy assessment and instruction, Response to Intervention, progress monitoring, and work with English-language learners. Dr. Sanford earned her master of arts in special education and a PhD in school psychology from the University of Oregon. She consults with schools and districts on implementing research-based reading practices and data-driven decision-making. She specializes in work with elementary reading programs and teaches literacy methods and assessment courses to Portland State University students earning their master's in special education.


Present Assistant Professor, Portland State University Graduate School of Education
Present Associate Professor, Portland State University Special Education

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