Ph. D. Curriculum & Instruction - Reading Education, Minor: Educational Research and Measurement - University of Colorado, Boulder
M. Ed. Reading Education- State University of New York, Buffalo
B.S. Elementary and Remedial Education -State University of New York, Buffalo
Current Research and School Projects:
Read a recent interview with Dr. Valencia
The Rush for Oral Reading Fluency: Issues of Assessment and Implications
for Classroom Instruction
The Children Left Behind: English Language Learners Caught in the Middle
Middle School Literacy Initiative
Valencia, S.W., Place, N.A., Martin, S.D., & Grossman, P.L. (in press). Curriculum materials for elementary reading: Shackles and scaffolds for beginning teachers. Elementary School Journal.
Dutro, E. & Valencia, S.W. (2004). State and District Content Standards: Issues of Alignment, Influence, and Utility. Education Policy Analysis Archives. 12 (45 ).
Valencia, S.W., & Riddle Buly, M.R. (2004). What struggling readers REALLY need. The Reading Teacher, 57, 520-533.
Riddle Buly, M., & Valencia, S.W. (2002). Below the bar: Profiles of students who fail state reading tests . Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 24, 219-239.
Grossman, P.L., Thompson, C., & Valencia , S.W. (2002). Focusing the concerns of new teachers: The district as teacher educator. In M. Knapp, M. McLaughlin, J. Marsh, & A. Hightower (Eds.), School districts and instructional renewal: Opening the conversation (pp 129-142). New York : Teachers College Press.
Valencia, S.W. & Wixson, K.K. (2001). Literacy policy and policy research that makes a difference. In J. Hoffman, D. Schallert, C. Fairbanks, J. Worthy, B. Malock (Eds.). Fiftieth Yearbook of the National Reading Conference (pp.21-43). Chicago: National Reading Conference.
Valencia, S.W. & Wixson, K.K. (2001). Inside English/Language Arts standards: What’s in a grade? Reading Research Quarterly, 36(2), 202-211.
Grossman, P.L., Valencia, S.W., Evans, K., Thompson, C., Martin, S., Place, N. (2000). Transitions into teaching: Learning to teach writing in teacher education and beyond. Journal of Literacy Research, 32(4), 631-662.
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