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Roberta Raymond, Ed.D.

Program Director and Associate Professor of Literacy, Language Arts, and Literature Studies Program,
College of Education

Contact number: 281-283-3593
Office: Bayou Suite 1325

Areas of Expertise

  • Preservice teachers’ literacy education
  • Literacy instructional practice


  • Raymond, R. D., Sharp, L. A., & Piper, R. E. (2020). Developing instructional capacity and competence among preservice teachers: Voices of literacy teacher educators. Excellence in Education, 9(2), 29-54. Retrieved from:
  • Raymond, R. D., Sharp, L. A., & Piper, R. E. (2020). Literacy assessment practices: How are literacy teacher educators developing preservice teachers’ understandings? New Mexico Journal of Reading, 38(1), 19-28. doi:10.15760/nwjte.2019.14.1.1 
  • Sharp, L. A., Raymond, R. D., & Piper, R. E. (2020). A second look at literacy leadership practices. The Reading Professor, 43(1), 1-25. Retrieved from:
  • Raymond, R. D. (2019). Building stronger readers and writers through character analysis. The Oklahoma Reader, 55(2), 26-31.
  • Sharp, L. A., Piper, R. E., & Raymond, R. D. (2018). Are we preparing teachers for literacy leadership? The Reading Teacher, 72(2), 223-232. doi:10.1002/trtr.1704
  • Butaud, G. L., & Raymond, R. D. (2015). Inside view: A look at literature circles from the preservice teacher’s perspective. In S. Vasinda, S. Szabo, & R. Johnson (Eds.), Bridging cultures through literacy (pp. 239-259). Richmond, KY: Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers

Research Projects

  • Teacher educator perceptions and preparation approaches
  • Preservice teachers writing perceptions and practice
  • Use of culturally responsive text