Danielle DennisDANIELLE DENNIS is the new director of the School of Education at the University of Rhode Island. She formerly was an associate professor of literacy studies at the University of South Florida, where she also was program director of the Cambridge (United Kingdom) Schools Experience. She holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Florida Gulf Coast University, a master’s in environmental education from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and a doctorate in language and literacy education from the University of Tennessee.