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Chase Young is an assistant professor at Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi, TX. He taught in public schools for eight years and spent 14 years working with elementary aged students. As a junior in high school, Chase taught Spanish to fourth graders. The Elementary school then hired him to work in the day care program, where he worked (played) for the next seven years. He student taught with first graders in 2005 and began his teaching career in second grade. Later, he spent two years as the literacy coach for a title 1 school before moving back into the classroom as a third grade teacher. He finished his elementary career right where he started, second grade.
While Chase was teaching, he received his Ph.D. in Reading Education from the University of North Texas and obtained his M.S. Ed. specializing in elementary literacy from Walden University. He was named Burks' Teacher of the Year in 2009 and UNT's Outstanding Doctoral Student in Reading Education in 2011. Chase is very excited to share his love for teaching with future teachers and graduate students. While he is not teaching, he enjoys traveling, playing the guitar, paintball, racquetball, grilling, concerts, billiards, and pool sessions. He was recently married, and is a soon-to-be-dad.
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