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C&T Doctoral Alumni Discussed the Transitioning to Careers

On February 9th, 2016 the Department of Curriculum & Teaching invited a few of its alumni to share their experiences of navigating the doctoral program and transitioning to careers. The panel "Transitioning to a Career: A Conversation with C &T Alumni" was moderated by Prof. Daniel Friedrich.  

 

The Panelists were:  

Dr.Limarys Caraballo

Dr. Limarys Caraballo is Assistant Professor of English Education at Queens College-CUNY, and a Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME, Teachers College, Columbia Univ.), where she also received her doctorate in Curriculum and Teaching.  Limarys has been a Cultivating New Voices among Researchers of Color Research Fellow of the National Council of Teachers of English and an American Educational Research Association (AERA) Minority Research Fellow. As a high school English teacher and administrator for 10 years, and now as a teacher educator and youth research facilitator, she continues to work on culturally relevant and sustaining approaches to curriculum and pedagogy. Her research interests include students’ multiple identities and literacies, academic achievement, youth participatory action research, and teacher education. She has received research awards from AERA Division B-Curriculum Studies and the American Association for Teaching and Curriculum and her research has been published in journals such as the Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, English Leadership Quarterly, and the International Journal of Multicultural Education, as well as in the Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education. Her work is available here and here.

 

Dr.Liz Chase

An assistant professor, in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, in St.John’s University, Chase has an Ed.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University; an M.S.T. from Pace University; and a B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University. Chase worked for 13 years in public schools in Harlem and the South Bronx.  She taught in the classroom for eight years and worked for five years as an academic dean where she managed and supported all of the teaching and learning initiatives.  Her research interests include school achievement, teacher training, and collaborative models of support between teachers and coaches.  Her most recent research project involved an in-depth analysis of the experience of school success and failure for students who are traditionally labeled as "at risk." 

 

Dr. Lisa Hertzog

 Dr. Lisa Hertzog is the Executive Director of Teacher Effectiveness for the New York City Department of Education. Dr. Hertzog has led the work of creating professional learning opportunities, resources, and job-embedded coaching to support schools with implementing NYC’s teacher development and evaluation system. Prior to joining Teacher Effectiveness, she was the Executive Director of Academic Support for New York City’s District 79 Alternative Schools and Programs. Also, Dr. Hertzog has worked as a National Board Certified Spanish bilingual and ESL elementary teacher as well as an instructor at Teachers College, Columbia University. She holds an Ed.D. in curriculum and teaching in Urban Education from Teachers College.

 

Dr. Sarah L. Schlessinger 

Dr.Schlessinger is a lecturer at Teachers College, Columbia University. A former middle school special education teacher, her research focuses on teacher education for social justice as it is enacted through inclusive classroom practices, specifically referring to notions of normalcy, marginalization, and the intersections of race, class, and ability. She has a B.A. in Human Development from Connecticut College, a Masters in Adolescent Special Education from Long Island University, and a Doctorate in Curriculum and Teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Published Wednesday, Jun. 1, 2016

C&T Doctoral Alumni Discussed the Transitioning to Careers

On February 9th, 2016 the Department of Curriculum & Teaching invited a few of its alumni to share their experiences of navigating the doctoral program and transitioning to careers. The panel "Transitioning to a Career: A Conversation with C &T Alumni" was moderated by Prof. Daniel Friedrich.  

 

The Panelists were:  

Dr.Limarys Caraballo

Dr. Limarys Caraballo is Assistant Professor of English Education at Queens College-CUNY, and a Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME, Teachers College, Columbia Univ.), where she also received her doctorate in Curriculum and Teaching.  Limarys has been a Cultivating New Voices among Researchers of Color Research Fellow of the National Council of Teachers of English and an American Educational Research Association (AERA) Minority Research Fellow. As a high school English teacher and administrator for 10 years, and now as a teacher educator and youth research facilitator, she continues to work on culturally relevant and sustaining approaches to curriculum and pedagogy. Her research interests include students’ multiple identities and literacies, academic achievement, youth participatory action research, and teacher education. She has received research awards from AERA Division B-Curriculum Studies and the American Association for Teaching and Curriculum and her research has been published in journals such as the Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, English Leadership Quarterly, and the International Journal of Multicultural Education, as well as in the Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education. Her work is available here and here.

 

Dr.Liz Chase

An assistant professor, in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, in St.John’s University, Chase has an Ed.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University; an M.S.T. from Pace University; and a B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University. Chase worked for 13 years in public schools in Harlem and the South Bronx.  She taught in the classroom for eight years and worked for five years as an academic dean where she managed and supported all of the teaching and learning initiatives.  Her research interests include school achievement, teacher training, and collaborative models of support between teachers and coaches.  Her most recent research project involved an in-depth analysis of the experience of school success and failure for students who are traditionally labeled as "at risk." 

 

Dr. Lisa Hertzog

 Dr. Lisa Hertzog is the Executive Director of Teacher Effectiveness for the New York City Department of Education. Dr. Hertzog has led the work of creating professional learning opportunities, resources, and job-embedded coaching to support schools with implementing NYC’s teacher development and evaluation system. Prior to joining Teacher Effectiveness, she was the Executive Director of Academic Support for New York City’s District 79 Alternative Schools and Programs. Also, Dr. Hertzog has worked as a National Board Certified Spanish bilingual and ESL elementary teacher as well as an instructor at Teachers College, Columbia University. She holds an Ed.D. in curriculum and teaching in Urban Education from Teachers College.

 

Dr. Sarah L. Schlessinger 

Dr.Schlessinger is a lecturer at Teachers College, Columbia University. A former middle school special education teacher, her research focuses on teacher education for social justice as it is enacted through inclusive classroom practices, specifically referring to notions of normalcy, marginalization, and the intersections of race, class, and ability. She has a B.A. in Human Development from Connecticut College, a Masters in Adolescent Special Education from Long Island University, and a Doctorate in Curriculum and Teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University.

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