Dr. Norvell completed her PhD in Reading Education and Literacy Studies at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2018. Dr. Norvell primarily teaches at the ETSU Sevierville campus working with pre-service teachers in ETSU’s K-5 Elementary Education cohort program and with graduate students in the M.ED in Reading Education program online. She is a member of both the International Literacy Association and the Literacy Research Association. Dr. Norvell enjoys spending time with her family (husband, Ben and two-year old daughter, Ada Rose) and lives in Pittman Center. TN. She is passionate about improving teacher professional development that supports teacher’s personal and professional growth particularly in Sevier County. TN.