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Heide Spruck Wrigley

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Heide Spruck Wrigley

Nonresident Fellow
Researcher and Educator, Literacywork International

Heide Spruck Wrigley is a researcher and teacher educator with Literacywork International, an independent social science research firm focused on education and training for immigrant youth and adults.

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She has studied and written about various aspects of adult English as a Second Language (ESL), including workforce literacy, family literacy, and vocational English for adults with limited English proficiency.

Dr. Wrigley has been the subject matter specialist in a number of national research efforts, including the federally funded What Works for Adult ESL Students study and the National Adult ESL Literacy Demonstration Project. She is a senior advisor for the national project, Transitioning Adult English Language Learners.

Dr. Wrigley holds a PhD in education and a master's degree in applied linguistics.