On Friday, April 30, Department of Education Assistant Professor Christine Woodcock, Ph.D. M.S.Ed., will be co-presenting at the virtual conference of the New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO), along with two of Medaille’s M.S.Ed. elementary education graduate students Kelli Gage and Kristy Crosby. They will be presenting their research titled, “Literacy is a civil rights issue: Exploring the role of teacher education coursework on critical literacy in the successful execution of social action curricula in K-12 schools.”
Dr. Woodcock is an experienced educator who has taught special education in a variety of urban, rural and suburban environments in K-8th grade settings. She is passionate about working with children, families and teachers around issues of literacy.
NEERO operates with a mission of promoting, improving and disseminating information about all forms of educational research. The 2021 NEERO annual conference, which will be held April 28-30, is focused on “Leveraging Educational Research for the Collective Good in Challenging Times.”
Pictured: Dr. Christine Woodcock