I have provided professional development at Mama Lere School of Hearing at Vanderbilt University & Osher Lifelong Learning Insitute (OLLI) affiliated with North Carolina State University.

PARENTS…If you have a child who is LEARNING TO READ, this podcast is for you.

TEACHERS…If you have a child who is STRUGGLING TO READ, this podcast is for you. 



Learn to read & read to learn!
Learn to read & read to learn!













Welcome to GrowLearnDo!  My name is Maureen Grier.  I am a writer, reading specialist & educational consultant with a proven track record of helping students achieve.  I have 12 years of experience as a literacy teacher and ESL teacher in the Wake County Public School System. I am also the President of the Raleigh-Wake Reading Council and profile leaders in our community and beyond. Teaching Philosophy:  I believe in educating children and adults through a holistic approach, by focusing on mindset, emotional well being, and academic excellence.

Please contact me at growlearndo@gmail.com with any questions regarding presentations and consulting services.

Education:  North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC


Master of Education (M.Ed.)


Special Education, Learning Disabilities   K-12

Reading   K-12

English as a Second Language (ESL)   K-12

Elementary Education   K-6

I am also a handler of a certified therapy dog.  Kayla has participated in Special Olympics and visits local libraries and schools to promote literacy.