• Research interests include teacher inquiry and practitioner research, K-12 school/university partnerships, and curriculum and instruction in K-12 settings.
  • She teaches undergraduate and graduate teacher education classes.
  • Her research emphasis is on K-12 school/university partnerships, elementary school curriculum and social studies education.
  • Received her Ph.D. from the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia; M.A. in Education- Curriculum and Instruction at California State University. 
  • She was a Distinguished Teacher in Residence at California State University-Sacramento. 
  • Taught in elementary school classrooms in California for 11 years
  • Held an academic appointment as Assistant Professor at Boise State University before joining the Teacher Education faculty at UNM.  

Additional areas of interest
K-12 education, teacher education, school-university partnerships, C3 Social Studies Standards: The College, Career, and Civic Life Framework, elementary education.

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