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 Jacquelynne K. Brosam

Jacquelynne K. Brosam

Office: 1324 - Buzzard Hall
Phone: 217-581-8084
Fax: 217-581-6300
Email: jkbrosam@eiu.edu

Jacquelynne Brosam's Vita
Office Hours - Fall 2012 BB#1324 (Office is located inside the Reading Center)
Wednesday 11:00am-4:00pm
or by appointment

Frequently Taught Courses

University Teaching, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

·         ELE 3280 Developmental Reading in Elementary Education  

·         ELE 3281 Developmental Reading in Early Childhood

·         ELE 4000 Practicum in Elementary Curriculum and Instruction

·         ELE 4880 Diagnostic-Prescriptive Reading Instruction

·         ELE 5260 Advanced Developmental Reading

·         ELE 5600 Diagnosis of Reading Problems

·         ELE 5620 Remedial Reading Practicum



·     Illinois Teaching Cert., Type 03 Certificate,  K-9 self-contained; Lang. Arts; Social Sciences; Reading

·     Indiana Teaching Cert., Type Professional, K & General Elementary 1-6; 7/8 Non-Dept.; LA; SS; Reading


PhD. In Curriculum, anticipated August 2013

Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN


M.S. Degree in Education

Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

 August 1995 ; G.P.A. 3.69/4.0


B.S. Degree in Education

Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

December 1992; G.P.A. 4.0/4.0


Professional Organizations

Professional membership

International Reading Association

Illinois Reading Council

East Central-EIU Reading Council


Reading-emergent and early literacy; struggling readers; using strategies & scaffolding to improve reading instruction

Selected Conference Presentations

Presentations (Partial list):

Brosam, J.  (March 2012).  Using assessment data to inform instructional decisions.

              Illinois Reading Council Conference, Springfield, IL.


Brosam, J.  (September 2011).  Literacy games and activities. Literacy and Learning

             Conference, Charleston,  IL


Brosam, J.   (March 2011).  Using assessment to guide instruction. Professional

              Development Workshop at Franklin Middle School, Champaign, IL


Brosam, J.  (March 2010).  Amazing outcomes for at-risk middle-level students.

               Illinois Reading Council Conference, Springfield, IL


Brosam, J.  (March 2009). Crossing the great divide: motivating middle school students

                to read.  Illinois Reading Council Conference, Springfield, IL.


Brosam, J.  (March 2006).   Incorporating brain-based educational strategies into the

                classroom.  Illinois Reading Council Conference, Springfield, IL.


Brosam, J.  (November 2005).  Extending the text to boost comprehension. 

               Indiana Title I, Region 3 Conference, Plainfield, IN.



Ø       Early Childhood Faculty Search Committee  2009-2012

Ø       Early Childhood Program Revision Committee 2010-2013

Ø       East Central-EIU Reading Council Officer  2009-2013

Ø       Midpoint Level Data Committee 2010-2013

Ø       Reading Teacher Search Committee Chair 2012-2013

Ø       Scholarship Committee 2008-2009, Co-chair 2009-2013

Ø       School Partnership with Carl Sandburg Elementary, Charleston, IL 2011-2013

Ø       School Partnership with Franklin Middle School, Champaign, IL 2012-2013

Ø       CEPS Social Committee 2009-2013



Presentations for School District In-services and Parent Education


·         Teacher/Title I Teacher’s  Assistant In-service, Tippecanoe School Corp. Lafayette, IN-10/05

·         Title I Teacher’s Assistant In-service, Vigo Co. School Corp.

 Terre Haute, IN-12/05

·         Lake Land College Reading Seminar, Mattoon, IL-9/04, 10/03, 4/03, & 5/02

·         Title I Teacher’s Assistant In-service, Mattoon Comm. School District, Mattoon, IL-1/03 & 9/02

·         Title I Parent Workshop, Effingham Unit #40, Effingham, IL-9/01 & 5/98

·         Project H.E.L.P. Parent Workshop, Mattoon, IL-2/00

·         Teacher In-service, Altamont Unit #10, Altamont, IL-9/98

·         Teacher In-service, East Richland Co. Unit #1, Olney, IL-11/98 & 2/95

·         Teacher In-service, North Clay Unit #25, Louisville, IL-5/98

·         Teacher In-service, Effingham Unit #40, Effingham, IL-3/96

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