Empowering students is a priority for Bonnie Bynum, an EC-12 Reading Specialist at Denton Independent School District (ISD). In this role, which she has held since 2001, Ms. Bynum works one-on-one with at-risk students to help them improve their literacy skills.
Responsible for teaching at-risk students at several DISD campuses, Ms. Bynum also coaches teachers to improve their literacy programs, and presents reading intervention and assessment strategies at area educational conferences. In addition to helping set Language Arts standards for kindergarten and first-grade students as a district-level Curriculum Writing Team member, Ms. Bynum is an Adjunct Professor of Reading Intervention and Assessment at Texas Woman’s University.
Ms. Bynum has acquired more than 27 years of experience in the field of education and has been awarded numerous accolades, including a 1996 Elementary Teacher-of-the-Year award from the Denton Association for the Education of Young Children . A highly knowledgeable professional, she holds a Master’s degree in Reading Education from Texas Woman’s University and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of North Texas.
She has two lovely daughters, whom both attend college at this time, and loves reading, gardening, and being at the beach.