Nedra CossaArmstrong State University | Armstrong · Department of Childhood and Exceptional Student Education
Doctor of Education
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The theme of this year is Educate to Liberate. A reminder to faculty in the field that education and literacy extends beyond the content and courses we teach. As Freire puts it, “Leaders who do not act dialogically, but insist on imposing their decisions, do not organize the people—they manipulate them.” Instead, as literacy educators we should str...
The theme for the 63rd annual conference of the Association of Literacy Educa- tors and Researchers Building Bridges with and for Literacy. The first section of the Yearbook begins with Connie Briggs Presidential address, titled Lessons Learned from Marie Clay: What is Possible? In her address, she highlights Marie Clay’s work as an eminent scholar...
Reading and writing expand horizons, open windows, facilitate exploration, support connection, share ideas, challenge thinking, change perspectives, and more. Literacy builds bridges. And currently too many gulfs exist. The 2019 conference yearbook strives to build bridges across gulfs, cultural gulfs, contextual gulfs, methodological gulfs, and mo...
The theme for the 62nd annual conference of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers was Educating for a Just Society. Connie Briggs, previous Program Chair, reminded us that, “Education has always been the foundation of a democratic nation. It is important that our students understand the principles upon which our nation was founded a...
The role of parents as partners in the establishment and continuing evolution of the professional development school is investigated. The processes for including parents and communicating with them are described within the context of change. Parents, like other stakeholders, require time and the opportunity to understand the impact of the change. F...