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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: Education Department Chair
Instructing and advising the greatest teacher candidates in the world!!
Coordinator of Master of Education in Literacy blended learning program https://www.evangel.edu/programs/master-of-education-in-literacy/
Instructing our amazing graduate students!
Advising doctoral 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
Content Area Literacy
Leadership in Literacy
Literacy Lab
Current Issues in Literacy Education
Content Area Literacy
Analysis & Correction of Reading DIfficulties
Communication Arts II
Student Teaching Seminar
Dissertation Seminar

Publications: Kuby, C.R. & Crawford, S. (2017). Intra-activity of humans and nonhumans in Writers’ Studio: (Re)Imagining and (Re)Defining Social. Literacy
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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