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Timothy Shanahan is Professor of Urban Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he is Director of the UIC Center for Literacy.

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Timothy Shanahan is Professor of Urban Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he is Director of the UIC Center for Literacy. Tim Shanahan was director of reading for the Chicago Public Schools, serving 437,000 children, and has authored or edited more than 150 publications including the books, Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners, Teachers Thinking—Teachers Knowing, Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Literacy, Reading and Writing Together, and Understanding Research in Reading and Writing. Tim Shanahan's research emphasizes reading-writing relationships, reading assessment, and improving reading achievement, and he is frequently quoted in media outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, and Newsweek, and has appeared on Bloomberg News and the O'Reilly Factor.

Professor Shanahan is immediate past president of the International Reading Association. In 2006, Tim Shanahan was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve on the Advisory Board of the National Institute for Literacy. Shanahan is on the Advisory Boards of the National Center for Family Literacy and Reach Out and Read, and has served on the National Reading Panel, a group convened by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at the request of Congress to evaluate research on successful methods of teaching reading. Tim Shanahan has chaired two other federal research review panels: one on the literacy learning of language minority children and one on preschool and family literacy. He is author of Elements of Literacy: Fluency (Harcourt an instructional program for Grades 1-3, Treasures, a K–6 core reading program, and the AMP Reading System, an intervention program for striving readers in Grades 6-8.

Professor Shanahan received the Albert J. Harris Award for outstanding research on reading disability from the International Reading Association, the Milton D. Jacobson Readability Research Award also from IRA, the Amoco Award for Outstanding Teaching, and the University of Delaware Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement. Shanahan co-developed Project FLAME, a family literacy program for Latino immigrants, which received an Academic Excellence Award from the U.S. Department of Education. Shanahan received his Ph.D. at the University of Delaware in 1980. His research and development projects have attracted approximately $5 million in funding from government agencies and the philanthropic community. Tim Shanahan was inducted to the Reading Hall of Fame in 2007, he is a former first-grade teacher.

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Tim Shanahan

Timothy Shanahan is Professor of Urban Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he is Director of the UIC Center for Literacy.

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Tim Shanahan Biography

Timothy Shanahan is Professor of Urban Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he is Director of the UIC Center for Literacy. Tim Shanahan was director of reading for the Chicago Public Schools, serving 437,000 children, and has authored or edited more than 150 publications including the books, Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners, Teachers Thinking—Teachers Knowing, Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Literacy, Reading and Writing Together, and Understanding Research in Reading and Writing. Tim Shanahan's research emphasizes reading-writing relationships, reading assessment, and improving reading achievement, and he is frequently quoted in media outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, and Newsweek, and has appeared on Bloomberg News and the O'Reilly Factor.

Professor Shanahan is immediate past president of the International Reading Association. In 2006, Tim Shanahan was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve on the Advisory Board of the National Institute for Literacy. Shanahan is on the Advisory Boards of the National Center for Family Literacy and Reach Out and Read, and has served on the National Reading Panel, a group convened by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at the request of Congress to evaluate research on successful methods of teaching reading. Tim Shanahan has chaired two other federal research review panels: one on the literacy learning of language minority children and one on preschool and family literacy. He is author of Elements of Literacy: Fluency (Harcourt an instructional program for Grades 1-3, Treasures, a K–6 core reading program, and the AMP Reading System, an intervention program for striving readers in Grades 6-8.

Professor Shanahan received the Albert J. Harris Award for outstanding research on reading disability from the International Reading Association, the Milton D. Jacobson Readability Research Award also from IRA, the Amoco Award for Outstanding Teaching, and the University of Delaware Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement. Shanahan co-developed Project FLAME, a family literacy program for Latino immigrants, which received an Academic Excellence Award from the U.S. Department of Education. Shanahan received his Ph.D. at the University of Delaware in 1980. His research and development projects have attracted approximately $5 million in funding from government agencies and the philanthropic community. Tim Shanahan was inducted to the Reading Hall of Fame in 2007, he is a former first-grade teacher.

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  • How much does it cost to book Tim Shanahan?

    Booking fees for Tim Shanahan, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Tim Shanahan, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Tim Shanahan?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Tim Shanahan for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Tim Shanahan for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Tim Shanahan or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Tim Shanahan or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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