Deborah Van Duinen

Deborah Vriend Van Duinen lives in Holland, Mich. and is an Assistant Professor in the Education Department at Hope College. She recently completed her Ph.D in Adolescent Literacy at Michigan State University.

Deborah and her husband Jon are the proud parents of four absolutely delightful children: Claire, David James, Jacob, and Elijah. Together they spend a lot of time playing with Lego, singing Raffi songs and acting out the Narnia Chronicles.

Literacy Matters—In Church

Why churches have important roles to play as literacy sponsors for teens.


More From This Contributor