Carly Pumphrey, Supervisor of ELA and Social Studies in Washington County, MD, has more than 20 years of educational experience in South Carolina, West Virginia, and Maryland. Her experiences include Classroom Teacher, Intervention Teacher, Curriculum Coordinator, Student Achievement Specialist, Lead Teacher, Content Specialist, and principal. In each of these roles, her focus has always been to engage students in quality learning experiences focused on improving literacy and understanding. In 2020, she joined efforts with a team from Washington County to participate in a partnership with CCSSO, Dr. Nell Duke, and teacher leaders in prekindergarten and kindergarten focused on improving early literacy. This learning experience was foundational in her current efforts to support instruction aligned with the Science of Reading, as well as adopt and implement high quality instructional materials in service of improved and equitable literacy instruction across the county.
Carly earned her bachelor’s degree from Geneva College and master’s degree in administration and supervision from Liberty University.
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