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Shonna Crawford

Shonna Crawford

Title: Associate Professor of Education in Literacy

Office: Education Department: Trask 201V

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Professional Information: B.S. Elementary Education, Evangel University
M.Ed. Reading, Evangel University
Ph.D. Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum: Literacy with emphasis in Early Childhood, University of Missouri, Columbia

Job Responsibilities: Instructing and advising the greatest teacher candidates in the world!!
Director of Master of Education in Literacy blended learning program https://www.evangel.edu/programs/master-of-education-in-literacy/
Instructing our amazing graduate students!
Managing the Evangel University Education Department Facebook page, like our page: https://www.facebook.com/evangeleducationdepartment
Serving on a variety of committees on our campus.

Org Memberships: International Reading Association
National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE)
Early Childhood Education Assembly (ECEA)
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
American Reading Forum (ARF)

Courses Taught: Communication Arts I
Analysis and Correction of Reading Difficulties
Communication Arts II
Communication Arts Practicum
Methods for Teaching Reading in the Content Areas
Leadership in Literacy
Literacy Lab
Current Issues in Literacy Education
Content Area Literacy
Dissertation Seminar

Publications: Crawford, S. & Montoya, A. (2016). Tensions and challenges: Christian Morality and Sex Education. In G. W. Sutton & B. Schmidly (Eds.), Christian Morality: An Interdisciplinary Framework for Thinking about Contemporary Moral Issues (pp. 140-154). Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock.
Crawford, S. & Kuby, C.R. (2012). Wohlwend. K. Playing their way into literacies: Reading, writing, and belonging in the early childhood classroom. New York, NY: Teachers College Press. ISBN: 978-0-8077-5260-9. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 12(4), 443-447.
Crawford, S. & Kuby, C.R. (2013). Pacini-Ketchabaw, V. (2010). Flows, rhythms, and intensities of early childhood education curriculum. New York: Peter Lang. ISBN: 978-1-4331-0899-0. Early Years.
Crawford, S. (2013). Examining a child's perceptions of mommyhood through critical book conversations. Talking Points, 24(2), 6-14.
Crawford, S. (2014). Kuby, C. Critical literacy in the early childhood classroom: Unpacking histories, unlearning privilege. New York: Teachers College Press. ISBN: : ISBN: 978-0-807754696. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 14(3), 430-432.

Started Work: 2010

Favorite Thing About Work: The students! I love hearing their stories and partnering with them to reach their God-given goals!

Was an Evangel Student: 1996-2000 & 2002-2003

Favorite Memory as a Student: Meeting my husband!

Originally From: Farmington, MN

Personal Information: My favorite thing to do is spend time with my family!

Top 5 Strengths:
Positivity
Strategic
Achiever
Learner
Communication

Personal Page: @shonnacrawford on Twitter

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