Some of the Values that Shape My Work
Work with Families, Children, Schools, and Communities
- Assistant Track Coach
- Mentor to latina high school students
- Critical Inquiry Facilitator
- Advisor to working teachers, focus on technology uses in math & science
- Advisor in Literacy Programs
- Spencer Fellow
Recent Professional Contributions
- Children’s Book Committee
- Kerlin Institute, research
- Teach fully online, EDUC 505 Language Acquisition
- Teach EDUC 600 Comparative Migration
- Teach EDUC 530 Foundations of Modern Education
- Ph.D., Urban Education, University of California, Los Angeles
- M.A., Administration & Instructional Policy, University of Chicago
- B.A., Psychology, University of Chicago
Selected Publications and Presentations
Otoya-Knapp, K. (2012). Bilingual education in comparative perspective. Discussant, 7th Annual International Education Conference: Advancing Global Education in Austere Times. New York University, New York, NY.
Otoya-Knapp, K. (2011). Examinations on language, culture and race: Drawing from personal images and memories to examine teacher perspectives about dialectical differences in English. Discussant, 6th Annual Conference of the International Education Program: The Politics of Knowledge and Schooling in the Global Era. New York University, New York, NY.
Otoya-Knapp, K. (2009). Going public: Social justice in teacher preparation programs. Discussant, 30th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Otoya-Knapp, K. (2008). Awareness, reflection & action: A Universal Design for Learning collaborative for teacher education faculty. Paper Presentation. New York State Association for the Education of Young Children, Buffalo, NY.
Otoya-Knapp, K. (2008). Universal Design For Learning: A professional development model for higher education. Paper Presentation, 29th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Otoya-Knapp, K. (2005). More than I bargained for: Confronting bias in teacher preparation. Teacher Education and Practice, 18(1), 15-35.
Otoya-Knapp, K. (2004). When central city high school students speak: Doing critical inquiry for democracy. Urban Education, 39, 149-171.
Otoya, K. (2000). The impact of critical inquiry in the socialization of first year teachers. (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from Dissertation Abstracts International (9957825)
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