Jeanne Fain

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Dr. Jeanne Gilliam Fain is a Professor in the College of Education at Lipscomb University. She is working within the ELL program. She teaches ELL, Literacy Courses and Methods Courses. Dr. Fain holds a bachelor’s degree from Grand Canyon University, a M.Ed. in elementary education with a concentration in bilingual education and English as a second language from Arizona State University, and a Ph.D. in language, reading and culture from the University of Arizona. Dr. Fain’s primary research and teaching interests are classroom-based research, literacy and linguistically and culturally diverse learners, critical literacy and international, informational and global texts. She is the 2020 Chair of the Notable Children’s Literature in Language Arts Committee. 

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

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Arizona Party Rental Companies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation
Tucson Electric Power Co.

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