Dr. Wally Barnes has an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and is the Director of the SHSU Reading Center. His long and illustrious teaching career has been devoted to helping students develop reading strategies and the self-confidence to become proficient readers and lifelong learners. He also has an M.Ed. in Reading and holds several certifications: Reading Specialist, Elementary Reading, Secondary Reading, Multisensory Reading for Dyslexia, English as a Second Language, and Learning Resource Specialist (Librarian). Dr. Barnes’ areas of expertise include working with developmental reading students, pre-service teacher candidates, and international students, and presenting textbook reading strategies to all students.
Dr. Ana Rojas-LeBouef has an Ed.D. in Reading and is the Literacy Specialist at the SHSU Reading Center. Before coming to SHSU, Dr. Rojas-LeBouef had over 10 years of exemplary teaching experience in elementary and postsecondary schools across Texas. She is fluent in both Spanish and English and holds certifications in Bilingual Education and English as a Second Language. Dr. Rojas-LeBouef’s areas of specialization include assisting postsecondary developmental reading students become more proficient readers, assisting pre-service teacher candidates with test taking and comprehension strategies, and assisting international students in all areas of literacy development.
Graduate assistants and undergraduate student workers who have been trained as reading tutors are available to assist you.