Teresa Ankney - Teresa Ankney serves as an advocate for the educational rights of children with dyslexia

Head of School at Friendship School

Nationality

American

Work category

Education and Training

Education

PhD/Doctorate

Profile Activity

Teresa Ankney has dedicated her professional life to understanding the intricacies of the learning process and working to improve the educational experience of students in the Maryland area.

Teresa Ankney completed her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology at Bethany College in West Virginia, where she flourished academically, receiving the Auguste Comte Award for academic excellence.

Teresa Ankney's Professional Experience

2002 - Present

Friendship School - Head of School

Responsible for the oversight of the Friendship School serving 50 bright dyslexic/language based learning different children in grades 1st thru 8th. Currently 20 faculty on staff utilizing the Orton Gillingham approach to teaching reading, spelling and writing.

Teresa Ankney's Education and Qualifications

1993

PhD/Doctorate - Sociology/Economics

The Catholic University of America

1982

Masters/PostGrad - Applied Social Research

The Catholic University of America

Teresa Ankney's Additional Information

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Interests

Gardening, Music, Cooking

Memberships

International Dyslexia Association, Maryland Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, American Association of University Women, American Sociological Association, Eastern Sociological Association, Invisible College