Mrs. Dana Jill Duvak, is our Reading Specialist. She studied interdisciplinary studies at West Texas A&M and obtained her certification in Reading and Elementary Education. In 2019, she graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a masters in literacy curriculum and development.Shortly after, Ms. Duvak obtained two additional certifications. One as a “master reading teacher” and the other as a “reading specialist”. As a lifelong learner, she has selected to continue her studies by pursuing a doctoral degree in reading and literacy.
Mrs. Duvak has worked in MISD for 17 years. Most of her time has been working with early literacy as a first-grade, second-grade, and reading specialist teacher. One of Mrs. Duvak’s passions is improving peoples’ understanding of how the brain learns to read to make literacy teaching and learning easier. Mrs. Duvak loves teaching and she is thankful to work in such a fantastic district.
“I love my campus, which is full of hardworking, dedicated teachers and staff. They have a servant’s heart which makes me love my job even more. Together we work to create the best learning opportunities for our students as we can.” – Jill Duvak