Mindy Garrison is the Co-Director of STEP Professional Learning (3-6). Garrison provides strategic support in the administration, implementation, and coaching of staff for schools using the STEP Literacy Assessment system. She plays an integral role in ensuring that STEP is implemented reliably, rigorously, and to its fullest potential, by providing data-driven literacy coaching focused on increasing teacher knowledge and student performance.
Prior to joining UEI, Garrison served as a STEP Trainer/Consultant for UChicago Impact. Garrison is an established educational professional with a variety of classroom, academic coaching, and literacy intervention experience.
Garrison has an M.Ed in reading from National Louis University and a BA in elementary education from Ashford University.