Anne Wescott Dodd
Senior Lecturer Emerita


  • Curriculum and instruction
  • Parent involvement
  • Teacher certification programs
  • Teacher development

Anne Wescott Dodd, senior lecturer emerita at Bates College, now teaches as adjunct faculty for The College of New Jersey’s global master’s in education degree program.  Previously, she was a secondary school teacher and administrator. Her research interests include parents’ relationships with public schools, teacher education and professional development, and the teaching of English language arts. Dodd has a bachelor’s from the University of Maine, a master’s from California State University, Los Angeles, and a doctorate from the University of Maine. She is the author of 200 articles for academic journals and general-interest publications and 10 books, including texts for two children’s picture books; “ A Parent’s Guide to Innovative Education,” published by Noble Press in 1992 and selected as one of Child Magazine’s 10 Outstanding Books for Parents; “Making Our High Schools Better: How Parents and Teachers Can Work Together,” co-authored with Jean L. Konzal and published by St. Martin’s Press in 1999; and “How Communities Build Stronger Schools, also co-authored with Konzal and published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2002.