Ryan Hall

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Director of Programs
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Literacy Action
100 Edgewood Avenue
Suite 650
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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Phone: 404-818-7332
Email: rhall@literacyaction.org

Ryan Hall is the Director of Programs at Literacy Action, a community-based adult literacy program in Atlanta, Georgia, where she has worked since 2007. She has 12 years experience teaching adults in various settings, including ESL, ABE, GED, and college remediation courses. She is a founding member of the Georgia Adult Literacy Advocates, and serves on the Steering Committee of the Literacy Alliance of Metro Atlanta. She is a Subject Matter Expert for the LINCS Diversity and Literacy discussion list, an online Community of Practice sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education. Ryan holds a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics and English as a Second Language from Georgia State University, and is currently a doctoral candidate in Educational Psychology at Georgia State University. Her interests include diversity issues in the adult literacy classroom, advocacy for adult learners, best practices for teaching adults, and building effective adult literacy programs. For her dissertation, she is researching the idiom comprehension skills of adult struggling readers.