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Milano, Carol

Senior Instructor
Northeastern University
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Education

Courses Taught

ECE 612-Developmental Reading for Early Childhood Birth to Age Eight
ELE 500-Teaching Phonological, Phonemic Awareness and Phonics
ELE 521-Teaching Reading and Writing for the Early Childhood & Elementary Education Curriculum
EMC 301-Integrated Language Arts and Reading
EMC 415 - Interdisciplinary Approaches to Content Areas


M.Ed. - Reading Concentration (K-12), Northeastern University, Boston, MA    
B.S. - Elementary Education (K-8), State College at Boston, Boston, MA


  • Elementary Education (K-8)
  • Reading Specialist (K-12)

Areas of Professional Training

  • Process Writing
  • MCAS Annotated Holistic Scoring
  • Steps to Guided Reading - Train the Trainer Program
  • Junior Great Books Basic Leader
  • John Collins Writing Program
  • Wisnia -Kapp Reading Program
  • Wilson Language
  • Sitton Spelling
  • Zaner - Bloser Spelling
Professional Experience
  • Reading Specialist, Burlington, MA
  • Classroom Teacher, grades 1, 3, 4, Burlington, MA
  • Supervisor (graduate program), Northeastern University Reading Clinic Practicum
  • Cooperating Practitioner (undergraduate programs), Lesley College, Salem State College, Northeastern University, Merrimack College and Westfield State College
Selected Presentations
  • MTEL Foundations of Reading Test Preparation Class
  • Presenter and Facilitator, Bay Path College, MTEL Foundations of Reading Test Preparation (2009 - 2016)
  • Presenter, Preschool – Kindergarten Teacher Conference (2008 + 2009) Trinity Covenant Preschool, Lexington, MA  
  • Presenter,  MTEL  Foundations of Reading Test Preparation Course through The Reading Connection Inc. (2007 -  Present)

Presenter and/or Facilitator of many professional development programs at Burlington, MA, Public Schools.

  • Training for staff involved in the Summer Reading Program (Grades K-5)
  • Guided Reading Training for grades K-2 classroom teachers and support staff
  • ELA Training for newly hired classroom teachers (Grades K- 5)
  • Kindergarten Discussion Group
  • English Language Arts in our Schools, Kindergarten through High School, Informational Forum for Parents
  • Coordinator, MCAS
Professional Memberships & Affiliations
  • MCAS Reading Assessment Development Committee
  • English Language Arts Revision Committee
  • Co-Chairperson and Member, English/Language Arts Committee
  • Holistic Scoring Committee
  • CHAT Team
  • Study Group for Reading Specialists
  • Writing Leadership Team
  • International Reading Association
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children