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Meredith Breitling Janecek

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Meredith Breitling Janecek is passionate about helping students of all ages improve literacy skills. In 2009, she established the Reading Enhancement Program in the Texas A&M University Athletics Department within the Center for Student-Athlete Services which grew college athletes’ reading skills by an average of 2.5 grade levels per semester. She found that students could go from having very little reading success to independently reading college-level texts in only a few semesters of intervention.

In addition to teaching a developmental integrated reading and writing course at Wharton County Junior College, Meredith currently works as a consultant, helping other universities develop similar programs which fit their resources and needs, through Care Collaborations ( and educating parents of younger children on building their children’s reading skills ( through e-courses and consultations.

A 2007 graduate of Texas A&M with a bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies, Meredith also earned a master's degree in curriculum and instruction from Texas A&M in 2010. Janecek has reading intervention experience in elementary and high school public schools in addition to her experience as an adjunct professor in the College of Education and Reading Specialist at Texas A&M. She is also a dyslexia interventionist. She lives near Houston, Texas with her husband and two daughters.