Carolyn Horton

Office: 140 Vocational Rehabilitation
Phone: 319/396-5369

Carolyn Horton teaches Developmental Reading and Instructional Techniques for Assisting Students with Reading Difficulties and as a reading specialist in assessment, instructional and content area strategies, has served as an elementary school teacher and a Title 1 reading specialist.

She also worked as a District Reading Facilitator assisting teachers with their classroom reading and language arts programs and has taught at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Ms. Horton was on the faculty at Mt. Mercy College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa where she taught courses in reading assessment and instructional techniques and supervised student teachers. Presently she is supervising student teachers for Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.

Carolyn has conducted workshops throughout the region on instructional strategies in reading and language arts and taught courses in reading assessment and instructional methods for struggling readers. She has authored and co-authored materials to be used by teachers in their classroom

Ms. Horton earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Wheaton College. She has a Master’s Degree in Education with an emphasis in Reading from Murray State University, and has completed post-graduate work at the University of Iowa.

Carolyn and her husband reside in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. When Carolyn is not teaching, she enjoys genealogy, reading, sewing and water aerobics. She and her husband frequently travel to Madison, WI to visit their two grandsons.

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