2001: Kent R. Johnson

For more than 20 years Dr. Kent R. Johnson, director of Morningside Academy, has been teaching a variety of learners including children in regular and special education classrooms; at-risk youth; college and university students; adults in literacy programs, both at school and work; and teachers who work with all of these learners. Morningside Academy is a school for children and youth with learning and attention problems. Morningside is also a learning laboratory; its academically at-risk learners have been instrumental in helping Dr. Johnson develop the powerful instructional procedures known as the Morningside Model of Generative Instruction. Dr. Johnson also consults with school districts, city colleges, and businesses and industries throughout North America, helping them design effective instructional materials and systems. Dr. Johnson is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Psychological Association, ABAI, the Association for Direct Instruction, the International Reading Association, and the Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities. 


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