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10/4/2014
Writing Workshop - Genres of Academic Writing

10/8/2014
WAB Community Discussion - Teacher Tenure: Good or Bad for Education?

10/17/2014
Writing Workshop - Critiques, Reflective Writing, and Summarizing

10/22/2014
WAB Community Discussion - How Do US Schools and Students Stack Up Against Others Around the World?

10/23/2014
Question Bridge: Black Males

10/24/2014
Child Abuse Prevention Certification Workshop

10/28/2014
UR Diversity Conference

11/5/2014
WAB Community Discussion - Why Would Anybody Want to Be a Teacher Today?

11/7/2014
Writing Workshop - Constructing an Argument in Academic Writing

11/14/2014
Complicating Normalcy: Disability, Technology, and Society in the Twenty-First Century

11/18/2014
Institute for Innovative Transition Annual Institute

11/19/2014
WAB Community Discussion - A Discussion Encompassing Issues Related to the Educational Effects of the Concentration of Poverty in Our City

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2/11/2010


Professor Named Program Chair of the American Educational Research Association

Joanne LarsonJoanne Larson, Michael W. Scandling Professor of Education and chair of the teaching and curriculum program at the Warner School of Education, has been appointed program chair of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), effective at the conclusion of the 2010 AERA Annual Meeting. Her appointment was made by AERA’s president-elect, Kris D. Gutiérrez.

Larson, who has been an active member of AERA for several years, most recently serving as co-chair of Social Context of Education and chair of SIG Writing and Literacies, will serve a one-year term as program chair for the 2011 AERA Annual Meeting to be held April 8-12 in New Orleans, La.

As program chair, Larson will work with the president to organize, direct, and evaluate all aspects of the 2011 AERA National Meeting. The chair is responsible for overseeing planning meetings and organizing and facilitating proposal submissions and reviews. She will succeed Ronald Rochon, associate vice president and dean at Buffalo State College.

“I can think of few people who are more thoughtful and organized than Joanne is,” says Gutiérrez. “She is a highly respected scholar in her own right, and our long history of working together would only help ensure a winning combination. I am thrilled that she agreed to take on this very important role.”

The AERA Annual Meetings, which are a week long and take place in March or April, attract more than 15,000 attendees each year. It provides opportunities to highlight recent work and promote important areas of education research.

AERA, an international professional organization, works to advance educational research and its practical application. Members of the association are educators; administrators; directors of research; persons working with testing or evaluation in federal, state and local agencies; counselors; evaluators; graduate students; and behavioral scientists.

Larson is recognized nationally as an expert in literacy and new literacies. She earned her doctorate in curriculum and bachelor’s in fine arts from the University of California in Los Angeles. She teaches elementary teacher preparation and literacy classes, as well as doctoral level courses on curriculum, teaching and change, and advanced qualitative research at the Warner School.



Contact: Theresa Danylak
tdanylak@warner.rochester.edu
585.275.0777


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