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Dr. Eileen Erwin

Eileen Erwin grew up in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts and then attended Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT, where she received a B.A. in English Literature, graduating magna cum laude. She went on to receive a full university fellowship from Temple University and earned her Ph.D. in Urban Education in 2002. Dr. Erwin taught Advanced Writing to grades 1-8 at the Gesu School for 19 years and 3/4 ELA at the Philadelphia Montessori Charter School for 2 years. She taught graduate students in the Education Department at Saint Joseph's University for 16 years. She is PA certified Elementary (K-6) and 7-12 English. Dr. Erwin is passionate about how reading and writing can transform students' lives in powerful ways and believes every student is a writer.