Reading Specialist

Kids Reading
We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. 
- B. F. Skinner


Dr. Sheila Frye
Reading Specialist 

Valley View Elementary School

As a Reading Specialist at Valley View, it is my responsibility to facilitate a balanced literacy approach in grades K-5.  My role is to support and collaborate with teachers to implement a research-based reading and writing program in order to meet the diverse needs of all students. 


Contact Information
Academic Background
  • Rutgers University: Ed.D./Design of Learning Environments
  • Fairleigh Dickenson University: M.A.T./Reading
  • The College of New Jersey: B.S./Special Education


  • NJ Reading Specialist, K-12
  • NJ Supervisor 
  • NJ Principal
  • NJ Special Education, K-12
  • NJ Elementary Education, K-8
  • NY Special Education, K-12


  • Governor’s Educational Services Professional of the Year, 2014
  • Digital Learning Grant, Dissertation Fellowship, Rutgers University, 2013
  • Weston Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2008
  • NJ State Governor's Teacher Recognition Award, 2006
  • NJ State Amistad Exemplary Teaching Award, 2005
  • Earthwatch Education Award, Teacher Fellowship, 2001