Reading Specialist

Stephanie Drotos in the classroom.

Meet Stephanie Drotos, SUNY Adirondack Reading Specialist.

Stephanie Drotos holds a PhD in Education from Ohio State University. She has taught Reading and Study Skills, GED, reading/language arts and ESL for more than 20 years, including conducting teacher training in Kosovo and teaching English in Guatemala. Drotos also worked as an ESOL consultant in the International Officers Program at Maxwell Airforce Base.

The Reading Specialist is available to help all SUNY Adirondack students and provides regular assistance to the SUNY Athletic Success Program, Office of Accessibilities and Early College Career Academy.

See the Reading Specialist when:

  • You’re having trouble staying on top of assignments.
  • You’re struggling with remote learning.
  • You find challenges in college courses that high school didn’t have.
  • Your instructor’s teaching style doesn’t match your learning style.
  • Everything feels important and you’re not sure what to study.
  • You have trouble remembering information for the test.
  • You need help understanding the readings and lectures.
  • You need help navigating content on Blackboard.

Connect with the Reading Specialist

►Students: Request academic assistance
►Faculty: Request a classroom presentation
►Email: Stephanie Drotos

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