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Dr. Mellard appointed to National Academy of Sciences committee

Monday, March 15, 2010

Dr. Mellard has been appointed to serve on a National Academy of Sciences committee focused on adolescent and adult literacy. The Committee on Learning Sciences: Foundations and Applications to Adolescent and Adult Literacy comprises experts from such fields as education, psychology, and neuroscience, among others. Committee members will prepare a final report identifying promising areas for future research and providing guidance for those currently providing adolescent literacy and adult education services. The committee began meeting May 21. Its final report is due in Fall 2011.