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Academic BackgroundPh.D. 2002
University of Rhode Island/Rhode Island College
Specialization: Learning and Learners
Rhode Island College
Elementary Education (Social Studies/Language Arts)
Rhode Island College
Elementary Education/Special Education
Courses TaughtELED 300 Concepts of Teaching
ELED 436 Social Studies Methods
ELED 500 Reflections: The Art and Science of Teaching
ELED 528 Social Studies in the Elementary School
ELED 439 Student Teaching in the Elementary School
ELED 469 Student Teaching Seminar in Elementary Education
Research InterestsCollaborative Teaching and Learning
The Student Teaching Experience
Elementary Education Program Quality
Research ActivitiesAssessing Practice: Student Teachers in Elementary and Special Education (with M. Lynch).
Presentation, Council for Exceptional Children. April 2011.
Judging Competence: Observing Student Teachers in Diverse Fields.
Presentation, American Educational Research Association. April 2010.
Clinical Supervision: Making Meaning of Student Teaching Practices (with M. Lynch).
Presentation, New England Educational Research Organization. Spring 2010.
Assessing Agreement: Elementary and Special Education Supervisors’ Views of Teacher Candidates (with M. Lynch).
Presentation, New England Educational Assessment Network Fall Forum 2009.
Conceptualizing Diversity and Differentiation in a Collaborative Framework (with M. Lynch).
Presentation, Convocation of Scholars Faculty Research Conference. Spring 2007.
Infusing Concepts of Diversity and Differentiation into Pre-Service Elementary Education Coursework (with M. Lynch).
Presentation, Scholarly Conversations, Rhode Island College. Spring 2007.
Teaching with Timelines: Developing Historical Context Through Visual Literacy.
Presentation, Rhode Island Historical Society/Teaching American History Grant/Burrillville School Dept.
Literacy Strategies in the Social Studies (with J. Barton).
Presentation, Rhode Island Social Studies Association/New England History Teachers Association. 2005.
Peer Group Conversational Conversation: Collaboration in Context.
Presentation, Rhode Island College/University of Rhode Island joint Doctoral Program Colloquium: Connecting the Doctoral Dissertation/Research with Current Practice. 2005.