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Valerie Allison-Roan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
Go Program: North
Department Chair, Education

Phone: 570-372-4240
Email: allison-roan@susqu.edu
Office Location: Seibert Hall Rm 128

Academic Credentials:
PHD, Univ of Utah
MED, Univ of Utah
BA, Westminster College Salt Lake City

Allison-Roan serves as the department head and the director of the elementary/early childhood education program. She teaches Literacy Assessment and Intervention, Pedagogy and Classroom Environment, Student Teaching Seminar, and she supervises student teachers.

She has been a member of the department since 2008. Her prior professional experience includes 12 years as a classroom teacher and eight years as a school administrator.

Allison-Roan's research interests include self-study of teacher education, action research, critical reflection, and social-cultural dimensions of literacy development. Her recent scholarship includes:

Allison-Roan, V. (accepted May 2013). Tales of a 43 year-old runaway. Life Writing. Anticipated publication date of September 2014.

Allison-Roan, V., & Hayes, M. (2012). To be heard, to be seen, to matter: Consequences of/for self in utilizing one’s narrative. Studying Teacher Education, 8(2), 127-141.

Ramirez, L., Allison-Roan, V., Petersen, S., & Elliott-Johns, S. (2012). Supporting one another as beginning teacher educators: Forging an online community of critical inquiry into practice. Studying Teacher Education, 8(2), 109-126.

Allison-Roan, V., & Ramirez, L. (2012). Striving to walk the talk: Engaging in shared learning tasks perceived as daunting. In J.R. Young, L.B. Erickson, & S. Pinnegar (Eds.), Extending inquiry communities: Illuminating teacher education through self- study, Proceeding at the Ninth International Conference on Self-Study of Teacher Education Practices (pp. 28-31). Provo, UT: Brigham Young University.

Hayes, M., & Allison-Roan, V. (2012). Continuity: Does one’s use of a personal narrative live on profitably in the future? In J.R. Young, L.B. Erickson, & S. Pinnegar (Eds.), Extending inquiry communities: Illuminating teacher education through self-study, Proceeding at the Ninth International Conference on Self-Study of Teacher Education Practices (pp. 159-162). Provo, UT: Brigham Young University.

McLaughin, D., Allison-Roan, V., & Hayes, M. (2012). Striving to enact a listening stance as teacher educators. In J.R. Young, L.B. Erickson, & S. Pinnegar (Eds.), Extending inquiry communities: Illuminating teacher education through self-study, Proceeding at the Ninth International Conference on Self-Study of Teacher Education Practices (pp. 212-215). Provo, UT: Brigham Young University.

Courses:

  • EDUC-367 Literacy Assessment & Interventions
  • EDUC-377 Literacy II
  • EDUC-476 Learning & Teaching in Elementary Ed
  • EDUC-481 Elem Ed Curriculum, Instruct, Assessmnt
  • EDUC-482 Differentiated Instruction in Elem Ed
  • EDUC-490 Pedagogy & Classroom Environment
  • EDUC-500 Student Teaching
  • EDUC-501 Preparation and Planning
  • EDUC-502 Classroom Teaching
  • EDUC-503 Classroom Management
  • EDUC-600 Seminar
  • EDUC-601 Independent Study
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