- Michigan State University, PhD, Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education , 2016
- University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, MS, Curriculum and Instruction, 2008
- University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, BA, Spanish & Women's Studies, 2000
Areas of Expertise
- Language and Literacy
Meyer, Amber L. and Genareo, Vincent R. “Does your arm hurt?” A content analysis of upper limb differences in children’s books. vol. 53. no. 3. pp. 30-37. Michigan Reading Journal.
Meyer, Amber L., Burgess, Claudia R., Genareo, Vincent R., Soto Ramirez, Nina and Tovar, Alejandro (2021) Engaging College Assistance Migrant Program Scholars in a Virtual STEM Institute During the COVID-19 Pandemic. vol. 2. no. 217-228. pp. 217-228. Southeast Asian Journal of STEM Education.
Rosaen, C., Meyer, Amber L., Strachan, S. and Meier, J. (2017) Learning to facilitate highly interactive discussions to engage students as thinkers. vol. 56. no. 1. pp. 69-92. Reading Horizons.
Snyder, A.L., Pennerman, Althea J., Spicer, M., Meyer, Amber L. and Pallett, L. (2019) Sharing our Stories: Different Paths to edTPA Implementation Within the MD edTPA Collaborative. In Barron, L. (Ed.), A Practical Guide for edTPA Implementation: Lessons From the Field. pp. 67-93. Information Age Publishing.
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- Awards/HonorsDissertation Completion Fellowship AwardPresented by Michigan State University, Graduate School and College of Education
Global Understanding FellowshipPresented by Michigan State University, College of Education
Urban Education Retention FellowshipPresented by Michigan State University, College of Education
- Professional MembershipsAmerican Educational Research AssociationThe American Educational Research Association (AERA), a national research society, strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good. https://www.aera.net/About-AERA
Literacy Research AssociationThe Literacy Research Association (LRA) is a community of scholars dedicated to promoting research that enriches the knowledge, understanding, and development of lifespan literacies in a multicultural and multilingual world. LRA is committed to ethical research that is rigorous, methodologically diverse, and socially responsible. LRA is dedicated to disseminating such research broadly so as to promote generative theories, informed practices and sound policies. Central to its mission, LRA mentors and supports future generations of literacy scholars. https://www.literacyresearchassociation.org/about/
National Association Educators of Young ChildrenThe National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children. The association comprises nearly 60,000 individual members of the early childhood community and 52 Affiliates, all committed to delivering on the promise of high-quality early learning. Together, we work to achieve a collective vision: that all young children thrive and learn in a society dedicated to ensuring they reach their full potential. https://www.naeyc.org/about-us
- Licensures and CertificationsEarly to Middle Childhood Certification, Wisconsin Department of Public EducationPre-Kindergarten to 6th Grade Teaching Certificate
Initial Educator , Wisconsin Department of Public InstructionPI-34
Professional Educator, Wisconsin Department of Public InstructionPI-34
- Grants and Sponsored Research“I’M³ POWER” CAMP, College Assistance Migrant Program Grant, United States Department of Education, Office of Migrant Education, Washington, D.C.
Project “Strengthening Core Competencies of Early Childhood Preservice Teacher”, Teacher Education Grant, University System of Maryland, Office of Academic Affairs, Adelphi, Maryland
- PresentationsA Case Study: Refining dialogic teaching in an early elementary classroom to support ELL students.December 2016Annual Meeting of the Literacy Research Association, Nashville, TN.
Dialogic Instruction: Providing Feedback During Whole-Group Discussions While Supporting English Language Learner Student.May 2017Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.
A content analysis of children’s books representing upper limb differences.April 2021American Educational Research Association Conference, Virtual
- Press Releases
SU Accepting Applications for Inaugural CAMP Cohort
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
SU Earns $2.1 Million Federal College Assistance Migrant Program Award
Tuesday, August 13, 2019