Timothy Rasinski

The Power of Fluent Readers


Timothy V. Rasinski is a professor of literacy education and holds the Rebecca Tolle and Burton W. Gorman Chair in Educational Leadership at Kent State University. He has written more than 200 articles and has authored, co-authored, or edited more than 30 books or curriculum programs on reading education. Timothy served a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the International Reading Association and is past-president of the College Reading Association. He also served as co-editor of the Journal of Literacy Research. In 2010, Tim was elected into the International Reading Hall of Fame, and in 2020, he was awarded the William S. Gray Citation of Merit by the International Literacy Association. Tim is the author of many Scholastic professional books including The Fluent Reader (2nd edition) and The Megabook of Fluency.