Curriculum and Instruction

Melissa StinnettMelissa Stinnett, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Curriculum & Instruction
Office: Horrabin Hall, 54
Phone: 309/298-2033


Dr. Melissa Stinnett is Associate Professor of Reading at Western Illinois University in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses. She serves currently as President of Kappa Delta Pi. Dr. Stinnett has had much experience with early literacy instruction, teaching Reading Recovery, kindergarten, first, and second grades. She is a frequent presenter at state and national literacy conferences. She writes the research column for the Illinois Reading Council Journal.