Supervised Fieldwork Advisor; Course Instructor
Some of the Values that Shape My Work
Work with Families, Children, Schools, and Communities
Recent Professional Contributions
Instructor of multiple literacy-related courses
Mentor of Integrated Masters Projects
Alternate Member of Curriculum Committee
Member of the Task Force on Faculty Careers
Member of Faculty Advisory Committee
Member of National Council of Teachers of English and Reviewer of the Journal, Language Arts
Reviewer for multiple educational publishers, such as Teachers College Press, Heinemann, etc.
- Ed.D., Curriculum with a Concentration in Literacy, Teachers College, Columbia University
- M.Ed., Counseling, Boston University
- B.S., Elementary Education, West Chester State University
Selected Publications and Presentations
Stires, S. (2011). The development of early reading for university and college instructors: Background and curriculum. PreSTEP Islamabad and Lahore, Pakistan.
Stires, S. (2011). Considerations in enacting a reading comprehension curriculum. Urban Education Exchange, New York, NY.
Stires, S. (2010). Developing teacher voice and expertise through teacher research. Conference presentation, Ninety-Seventh Convention. National Council of the Teachers of English, Orlando, FL.
Coviello, A., & Stires, S. (2010). No shortcuts on the journey to learning for students or teachers. In J. Silin (Ed.) Occasional paper series 25: High-needs schools: Preparing teachers for today’s world (pp. 55-66). New York: Bank Street College of Education.