Diane Bottomley

Diane Bottomley

Associate Professor of Elementary Education

Curriculum Vitae


Room:TC 309

About Diane Bottomley

Diane Bottomley has more than 30 years as an educator and has had her work published in national journals. Diane teaches undergraduate and graduate literacy courses. Her research interests include teacher preparation, assessment, and literacy instruction. She has received more than one million dollars in grant funding.

Professional Experience

Associate Professor

Literacy Education Program Area Leader


Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993

M.Ed., Reading

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986

B.S., Elementary and Special Education

Eastern Illinois University, 1980

Research and Publications

Huffman, R., Marcum, A., Rice, P. Bottomley, D. (2015). Celebrating Me, Celebrating You: We Are Alike and Different-An Interdisciplinary Unit for Kindergarten. International Literacy Association.

Beal, K., Bottomley, D., Rice, P. (2014). Money makes the world go around: An interdisciplinary economics unit. International Reading Association, Newark: DE.

*Investigator, Diane Bottomley, Matthew Stuve, Nicole Martin, Scott Popplewell, and Ron Morris (2017). The Implementation of Lesson Study to Strengthen English/Language Arts & Social Studies Instruction and Assessment is a two year collaboration with Pleasant View Elementary School in Yorktown, IN. and Randolph Central School Corporation. Indiana Commission of Higher Education awarded $216,000.

Areas of Expertise

Literacy Instruction and Assessment

Literacy Teacher Preparation

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Tchg in the Elem Ed 350 1 0800 - 1045 T R TC, room 109
Adv RDG and LA 350 1 1100 - 1215 T R TC, room 109