Literacy Program Faculty Members
Jeanne Cobb, Ed.D. is a professor of literacy education and joined the faculty of the Spadoni College of Education in August, 2006. She has a combined total of 29 years in education as an elementary school teacher, reading specialist, Title I teacher, university administrator, professional development school coordinator, and reading clinic director.
Marcie Ellerbe, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of literacy education. She has taught literacy courses for Coastal Carolina University since 2000. Her research focus is on curriculum development with an emphasis on enhancing reading and writing instruction. She and her husband are natives of South Carolina and long time residents of Horry County.
Todd Cherner, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of English education . He joined the Spadoni College of Education's Literacy Department in the fall of 2012, and he teaches literacy courses across the three programs in the college. Central to his teaching is the belief that literacy is the foundation of learning.
Elena Andrei Ed.D. is an assistant professor of literacy with emphasis on English Language Learners (ELLs). Her previous work experiences include serving as an English foreign language teacher (EFL) in her native Romania and as an English as a second language (ESL) teacher in North Carolina.
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