We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. 
    - B. F. Skinner
    Dr. Sheila Frye
    Reading Specialist 

    Valley View Elementary School

    As a Reading Specialist at Valley View, it is my responsibility to facilitate a balanced literacy approach in grades K-5.  My role is to support and collaborate with teachers to implement a research-based reading and writing program in order to meet the diverse needs of all students. 

    Contact Information
    Academic Background
    • Rutgers University: Ed.D./Design of Learning Environments
    • Fairleigh Dickenson University: M.A.T./Reading
    • The College of New Jersey: B.S./Special Education
    • NJ Reading Specialist, K-12
    • NJ Supervisor 
    • NJ Principal
    • NJ Special Education, K-12
    • NJ Elementary Education, K-8
    • NY Special Education, K-12
    • Governor’s Educational Services Professional of the Year, 2014
    • Digital Learning Grant, Dissertation Fellowship, Rutgers University, 2013
    • Weston Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2008
    • NJ State Governor's Teacher Recognition Award, 2006
    • NJ State Amistad Exemplary Teaching Award, 2005
    • Earthwatch Education Award, Teacher Fellowship, 2001