Literacy Education

Denise Enrico

Lecturer, Coordinator of the Maine Scholastic Writing Awards


509 Bailey Hall

Contact Information

Phone: (207) 780-5070

Denise Enrico is a Lecturer in the Literacy, Language, and Culture Department and Coordinator of the Maine Scholastic Writing Awards. These Awards encourage students in grades 7-12 across the state to pursue their creative talents in writing.  She has been a member of the Center for Inquiry in Literacy, a literacy advisory board for the Maine Department of Education.  With two colleagues she conducted a study on reading instruction in Maine’s elementary schools which was published in the New England Reading Association Journal. 

Denise has participated in professional presentations at the local, state, and national level. These include MDOE sponsored conferences on comprehension and writing, and at the International Reading Association National Convention, a session on using technology in a writing classroom. Her academic interests include writing in all content areas, comprehension, and designing and managing a student centered literacy classroom.

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