Eileen Hodrinsky

Eileen is a Content Editor/Program Developer at Schoolwide, Inc. Eileen
began her career as an elementary classroom teacher for the Shoreham-
Wading River School District in New York. From the onset of her career,
she has been passionate about ensuring that all children develop effective
learning habits of mind and compassionate habits of heart. After continuing
her advanced-degree studies in the field of reading, she became a Reading
Specialist and a New York University-certified Reading Recovery Teacher.
Throughout her tenure as a Reading Specialist, Eileen has frequently
presented about best literacy practices at local, regional, and national
conferences. Eileen taught literacy courses as an adjunct professor in the
graduate reading department at Dowling College and facilitated staff development
workshops nationwide.

After earning her degree in Educational Administration, Eileen went on to
become the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction for
several school districts in the Long Island, New York area. She enjoyed
establishing collaborative professional learning communities in schools, as
well as facilitating effective pathways to meet teachers’ differentiated
professional learning needs. Eileen worked closely with building-level
administrators to create specific action plans focused on enhancing literacy
learning and achievement in their schools. Eileen has also co-authored
several literacy instructional publications, including Spelling Success in the
Early Grades: A Yearlong Plan to Teach Spelling Effectively in K–2
(Scholastic, 2003) and Framework for Comprehension (D.O.K. Publishers,

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