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About Susan Gunnewig
Susan began her career as a Head Start teacher in 1965 in Houston, Texas. For 28 years, she was a classroom teacher primarily in elementary grades in the inner city. She was the Asst. Reading Manager for Houston Independent School District and oversaw the development of the reading program which became the framework for Reading First under No Child Left Behind. In 2001, Susan joined the faculty of the University of Texas Medical School in Developmental Pediatrics. During her tenure, Susan cocreated an early childhood integrated service model for the State of Texas, which is now state law. In addition, she was Co-PI for a number of federally funded organizations, including NIH, NSF, NCHID and USDOE IES. The states of Texas, Florida and California included her as a developer of their states’ early childhood standards. Susan retired from the University to establish a Product Development Department for Hatch Early Childhood in 2007. She is the director and oversees content development for all technological hardware. In October 2014, Susan was appointed to serve on the National Council for Teacher Quality located in Washington D.C. Her role is to inform the quality of higher education courses for pre-service early childhood courses.