Hope Street Group Teachers Perspective

mCLASS: The case for consistency

About the authors

Elaine Miles currently serves as a Literacy Coach at Estes Hills Elementary School in Chapel Hill, NC.  She has worked in the field of education as a teacher and instructional coach for 19 years.  In addition to working with the school system in Chapel Hill, Elaine is a fellow with Hope Street Group.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Trevecca Nazarene University as well as a Master’s degree in Reading Education from UNC Pembroke. ​

Mary Alicia Lyons is a National Board Certified educator who currently works as a literacy coach in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools in North Carolina. Mary Alicia is a 2017-2018 Hope Street Group NC Teacher Voice Network fellow. Over her twenty-five year career, she has also worked as a teacher, reading specialist, and summer program administrator. She holds a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education, a Bachelors  degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Reading Education, all from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.