Victoria Oglan, Board Member
Victoria Oglan is a Clinical Associate Professor in Secondary English Education / Language and Literacy at the University of South Carolina. Dr. Oglan taught high school English in Canada for 31 years, retired, and joined the USC faculty in 2003. She teaches graduate classes in methodology & assessment, qualitative teacher research, and content literacy. As well, Dr. Oglan conducts professional development workshops and presentations and publishes on a variety of topics related to K-12 education. She is the Co-Director of the Midlands Writing Project (MWP), Co-Director of Project RAISSE (Reading Assistance Initiative for Secondary School Educators), Director of the USC Accreditation Team for SCISA (South Carolina Independent School Association), Board of Directors member for the Writing Improvement Network (WIN), and has served as a member of the South Carolina Reading Initiative (SCRI) Teaching Team working with middle school literacy coaches. Her areas of research interest include: content/disciplinary literacy, K-12 21st Century classrooms, reading/writing workshop, and growing a professional identity in education.