Sandra B. Boyer, M.Ed., A/OGA, Instructor, provides individualized literacy instruction to students of all ages. Clients benefit from her 25+ years of experience delivering evidence-based instruction customized to meet each student’s unique needs. Sandy has completed the Wilson Reading System, Level I, Multisensory Language Training Program and the Orton-Gillingham Academy, Associate Level Certification.
In addition to teaching more than 500 students with learning differences at the Stern Center and at various schools in Vermont, she has worked with children in the Somali-Bantu refugee resettlement program. Sandy has shared her extensive teaching knowledge with classroom teachers and Special Educators through consultations, coaching partnerships in schools and in-service workshops. She also designed and taught a summer graduate class, Assessment for Instruction, for prospective special educators. Because Sandy’s expertise in language development and literacy also extends to our youngest learners, she trained and mentored early childcare and preschool providers in the Stern Center’s Building Blocks for Literacy® program, which ensures that preschoolers are prepared for reading success by kindergarten.
Sandy holds a Master of Education degree from St. Michael’s College and has completed additional graduate-level coursework and trainings on topics related to assessment, phonological awareness, structured language and literacy, written expression, and comprehension.