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Anne WilcoxAnne Wilcox

Assistant Professor
Teacher in Residence

300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.4418
Fax: 509.777.3785
Office Location: Dixon Hall 201


M.A.T., B.A. Seattle Pacific University
Diploma in Biblical Studies Multnomah University

22 years of experience in education curriculum writing and K-12 education

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty


Areas of Specialization / Expertise

English Language Learner Instruction and Assessment;  English Learner Content-Area Sheltered-Instruction;  English Language Learner/Special Education Issues regarding Language Acquisition versus Language Disability; Academic Language Instruction

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Education Publications: author of the Limited English Proficient/Special Education (LEP/SPED) Data Management Template adopted by the Idaho State Department of Education for use in all Idaho public school districts; author of the English Language Learner Observation Protocol adopted by the Idaho State Department of Education for use in all Idaho public school districts; editor and contributor to the Idaho State Department of Education Toolkit: English Learners Who May Have a Disability (6 Modules; 68 Topics; and 425 documents); editor and writer for scholarship monies book project for Distinguished Young Women of America titled Full Bloom: Cultivating True Success.

Theological Publications: Contributed an editorial on the "Ornithology of Hope," in the Winter 2009 issue of Response Magazine, Seattle Pacific University's alumni and friends publication; columnist for Christianity Today, Inc.—Bible Study and devotional columnist for Today’s Christian Woman (1984-1989); book reviewer for Christianity Today, Inc.—reviewer for Bible translations and Bible resource books, (1985-90); article contributor for Partnership Magazine, Discipleship Journal, and Today’s Christian Woman; writing collaborator with church history professor, Dr. Daniel Scalberg; Bible study and devotional writer for Zondervan Pubishing House, Bethany House Publishers, and Abingdon Press

Presentations: English learner consultant and lecturer for Whitworth University (2009); instructor for C.S. Lewis Summer Institute, Oxford and Cambridge Universities (1998); Seattle Pacific University's Writing Institute and Seminar Instructor; author and trainer for LEP/SPED Data Management Template; author and trainer of the ELL Observation Protocol; presenter to school district administrators regarding current English Learner policies, strategies, and research; trainer of elementary personnel--general classroom teachers, intervention specialists, and paraprofessionals--regarding English learner strategies and academic vocabulary techniques.

Honors: Director of the 2010 Idaho State LEP (Limited English Proficient) Program of Excellence; published curriculum writer nominated for the Gold Medallion Book Awards in the Christian Education Division

Member of TESOL—Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages—the International Teachers of English Professional Organization; member and grant recipient of Northwest Professional Educators—a regional chapter of the Association of American Educators; alumni board member for the Distinguished Young Women of America organization that provides university scholarship opportunities for high school-aged young women. Scholarship, leadership, and talent provide the criteria for scholarship awards.