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Washington State University
College of Education

Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson

Instructor

literacy
Tri-cities campus
west 207v
Richland, WA  99354

509-372-7170
jenniferjohnson@tricity.wsu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching/professional interests

Jennifer Johnson is an instructor in the WSU Department of Teaching and Learning, specializing in literacy. She is a former elementary school teacher.

Recent accomplishments

  • Brady, J. E., Hill, J., Johnson, J., Kelley, J. E., Tripp, K., Ward, B., Wellman-Little, J., Wilson, S. L., & Young, T. (2010).  Response to literature and creating worlds from words:  Armchair travelers and artifacts of journeys in images and connections.  New England Reading Association Journal, (46), 1, 76-84.
  • Lawrence J. Peter Memorial Graduate Fellowship in Teacher Education:  April 2008.
  • General Session Speaker, Utah Council of the International Reading Association (IRA), Salt Lake City, Utah:  November 20, 2010. Presentation:  “A Kaleidoscope of Cultures:  Using Multicultural Children’s Literature in Elementary Classrooms.”
  • General Session Speaker, Washington Organization for Reading Development (WORD) Conference, Redmond, Washington:  October 23, 2010.  Presentation:  “Using Caldecotts Across the Curriculum.”
  • General Session Speaker, Benton-Franklin Council of IRA, Pasco, Washington:  October 2, 2010. Presentation:  “Teaching the Traits of Quality Writing with Children’s Literature.”
  • General Session Speaker, IRA Regional Conference, Portland, Oregon:  February 18, 2010.  Presentation:  “A Kaleidoscope of Cultures:  Using Multicultural Children’t Literature in Elementary Classrooms.”
  • General Session Speaker, WORD Conference, Spokane, Washington:  October 10, 2009.  Presentation:  “A Kaleidoscope of Cultures:  Using Multicultural Children’s Literature in Elementary Classrooms.”
  • Proposal Reviewer for the 2011 National Convention of the International Reading Associatino, September 2010.
  • Guest Speaker, Students of Washington Education Association (SWEA), Pullman, Washington, 2008.  Presentation:  “SAILING into School:  A Few Ideas to Help You and Your Students BREEZE Through the First Few Days of School.”
  • Guest Speaker, Kappa Delta Pi, Pullman, Washington: 2008.  Presentation:  “SAILING into School:  A Few Ideas to Help You and Your Students BREEZE Through the First Few Days of School.”

Professional organizations

  • Children’s Literature and Reading Special Interest Group of the IRA:  2010-present.
  • International Reading Association (IRA):  2007-present.
  • Washington Organization for Reading Development (WORD):  2007-present.

Educational background

  • Ed.M. with an emphasis in Literacy Education, Washington State University, 3.97 GPA:  May 2009.
  • Reading Endorsement:  July 2008.
  • B.S., Elementary Education, Brigham Young University, 3.59 GPA:  December 1995.
  • Balanced Literacy Certification, Provo School District:  1997-2000.
  • California Early Literacy (CELL) Certification:  2000-2003.