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Deane Gidlund

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Deane Gidlund has been a middle school teacher in District 300 for 13 years working with sixth and eighth graders. A graduate of Judson University’s doctoral program, Dr. Gidlund embraces opportunities that allow her to collaborate with others in an effort to create a passion for reading and writing in her students. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing, and spending time with her family. Dr. Gidlund’s research interests include adolescent reading motivation and read-alouds in the middle school classroom.