Rona F. Flippo University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA
Dr. Rona Flippo, currently on the Board of Directors of the International Reading Association 2012-2015, has taught in public schools and has been a professor of reading and study strategy education at various colleges and universities in the United States, including Florida, South Carolina, Georgia, Wisconsin, and Massachusetts. She is currently Professor of Education at the University of Massachusetts Boston in the College of Education and Human Development. Dr. Flippo has been a consultant for Educational Testing Services (ETS) and the Georgia Department of Education. Additionally, she has served on various Editorial Boards, on the Board of Directors of the College Reading Association (CRA/ALER), on various committees of the International Reading Association (IRA) and most currently on the Board of Directors of the International Reading Association (IRA) 2012-2015. She has published 15 other books and over 100 chapters and articles in prestigious professional books and journals; many of these publications have been on study and test-taking research and strategies. Dr. Flippo has worked extensively with elementary, middle school, high school, community college, and university students and their teachers to develop students' study and test strategies. Thousands of students and teachers have learned how to become "Prepared" for tests and for doing better in school under Dr. Flippo's tutelage.