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Angela Kirby

Angela Kirby works as director of the PaTTAN- Harrisburg office. Prior to coming to PaTTAN, she served as a special assistant to the Secretary of Education in the Bureau of Teaching and Learning at the Pennsylvania Department of Education. She holds Pennsylvania Instructional II Certification as a Reading Specialist K–12, Special Education K–12, and Social Studies 7–12; Supervisory Certification in Special Education; and K–12 Principal certification. She has worked in education as an inclusion specialist, reading teacher, learning support teacher, social studies teacher, and special education administrator. Kirby has presented both locally and nationally on educational topics, including school-wide reform initiatives K–12, school-wide data analysis, effective instructional practices, innovative programming for children with autism, and language and reading acquisition for students K–12.  She is an adjunct professor of education at Temple University and Eastern University.