Early Childhood Education

Kathy Barclay

Kathy Barclay

Dr. Barclay is a Professor of Reading and former department chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Western Illinois University where she has taught for over twenty years. She is author of ISBE's Meeting the Challenge: Professional Development in Reading series, and co-co-authored the Illinois Reading First Professional Development Modules for grades K-3. During her tenure at WIU, Dr. Barclay has authored over seventy-five professional publications, including four textbooks. She currently serves as the Editor for the Illinois Reading Council Journal.

Language Literacy and Play


Kathy H. Barclay, Ed.D.
Professor, Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction,
Horrabin Hall, 56
1 University Circle
Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL 61455