Jean Wolph

Instructor & Director, Louisville Writing Project
Department of Elementary, Middle & Secondary Teacher Education
Room 105 and 279 - College of Education and Human Development
jean.wolph @

Jean Wolph's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • Doctoral studies in Literacy Education, ABD, Indiana University, Bloomington
  • M.Ed., Secondary English, University of Louisville
  • A.B. Journalism, Teacher Certification in English/Journalism, Indiana University, Bloomington

Teaching Areas

  • EDAP 617 Louisville Writing Project
  • EDAP 693 Teaching Writing, K-12
  • EDTP 407/607 English Methods for Middle School
  • Other special topics courses in the field of writing and literacy instruction

Research Interests

  • Professional development and school improvement
  • Writing instruction and assessment
  • Teacher leadership


  • Embedded Professional Development

Professional Activities

  • National Writing Project Literacy in the Common Core Leadership Team
  • Director, Kentucky Writing Project State Network
  • Kentucky Department of Education Writing Advisory Board
  • Editor, Journal for Literacy Leaders
  • KWPSN Achievement Gap Institutes & Content Area Learning & Literacy Academies
  • Louisville Writing Project Mini-Conferences
  • KWPSN Schoolwide Literacy Conferences
  • National Writing Project
  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • Kentucky Literacy Studies Program
  • Phi Beta Kappa