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Quality Universally Inclusive Early Responsive Education (QUIERE)


The QUIERE Seminar Series are open to scholars and community teachers, service providers, and families.

QUIERE Seminars are offered twice each semester and incorporate the three project target areas.


Fall 2012

Dr. Eugene Garcia (Arizona State University)
Topic: Teaching Young English Language Learners
Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Seminar Information: October 17, 2012.pdf
Dr. Mark Surabian
Topic: Assistive Communication and Technology
Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Spring 2013

Dr. Anne Haas Dyson (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Topic: Where are the Children in School Writing Programs?: A Matter of Ethics
Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013
Dr. Rebekah Fassler (St. John's University)
Topic: Providing Predictable Learning Routines and Supporting Individual Uniqueness: The Balancing Act in Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Classrooms
Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013
Seminar Information: March 14, 2013

Fall 2013

Topic: Introducing the Individual Educational Plan (IEP): Live and In-person
Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013
Seminar Information: December 12, 2013

Spring 2014

Dr. Susi Long (University of South Carolina)
Topic: Intergenerational Texts and Syncretic Practice: Teachers Challenging a Norm of Privilege
Date: Monday, March 10, 2014

Seminar Information: March 10, 2014

Topic: Parents as Advocates
Date: Wednesday April 30, 2014
Seminar Information: April 30, 2014

Fall 2014

Mary Cowhey (Author, Black Ants and Buddhists: Thinking Critically and Teaching Differently in the Primary Grades)
Topic: Family Engagement: Authentic Partnerships for Increasing Academic Achievement
Date: September 20, 2014
Seminar Information: September 20, 2014

Spring 2015

Dr. Bonnie Keilty (Hunter College); Ms. Martha Machuca; Ms. Lidiya Lednyak
Topic: Early Intervention for our Youngest Children: What it is and where it fits in the world of work 
Date: March 24, 2015
Seminar Information: March 24, 2015

Fall 2015

Dr.'s Celia Genishi, Patricia Martinez-Alvarez, Maria Paula Ghiso, and doctoral student Tara Lencl
Topic: Supporting Bilingual Children: Classroom Practice and Research  
Date: November 2, 2015
Seminar Information: November 2, 2015

Spring 2016
Marilyn Barnwell, Tori Hunt, Bilal Polson, Dr. Mariana Souto-Manning.
Topic: Partnering with Families to Foster Social Justice and Inclusion
Date: April 21, 2016
Karen Hu, Jennifer Lopez, Karina Malik, Elizabeth Reis, Dr. Susan Recchia. 
Topic: QUIERE Mini-Conference, Welcoming back QUIERE Alumni
Date: May 7th, 2016