Gayle Cribb is a Senior Program Associate at WestEd, where she designs and facilitates Reading Apprenticeship professional development, provides coaching to teachers, and works with the literacy research team.
For over thirty years, Cribb taught history and Spanish in a rural community serving a large percentage of Latino students. While at WestEd, she partnered with a high school history teacher in design research from 2012 to 2015. The article she wrote with the teacher and Cynthia Greenleaf, “Collaborative Argumentation: 10th Graders Read Modern Iranian History” reports student outcomes and has been accepted for publication in The History Teacher. Gayle holds a BA in History from UCSC and an MA in Education from Stanford University.