Sebastian Wren, Ph.D., Senior Program Coordinator

Sebastian Wren
Phone: 512.461.3646
Email: swren@austin.utexas.edu

Dana Center role

Sebastian Wren is a senior program coordinator for Literacy First, which is dedicated to providing high-quality reading interventions to K–2 students in low-income schools. Sebastian supervises highly trained AmeriCorps members who work in elementary schools in Central Texas to ensure that children develop grade-level reading skills before 3rd grade.

Before joining the Dana Center

Sebastian has more than 18 years of experience working in education. Before joining ACE, Sebastian held a variety of positions in public schools, including administrator at a Title I elementary school, a language arts curriculum specialist, an instructional coach, and a teacher. Sebastian worked as part of a research team at the Southwest Educational Development Lab (SEDL), and he has been an instructor at both The University of Texas and at Texas State University.

Education

Ph.D, Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Texas at Austin
B.A., Psychology, University of Texas in San Antonio