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About Christine Sleeter, Ph.D.

Christine E. Sleeter, PhD. (University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1982) is Professor Emerita in the College of Professional Studies at California State University Monterey Bay, where she was a founding faculty member. Formerly a high school learning disabilities teacher in Seattle, she previously served as a faculty member at Ripon College in Wisconsin and at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. She has been a visiting professor at several universities, including University of Maine, University of Colorado Boulder, Victoria University of Wellington and Auckland University in New Zealand, San Francisco State University, University of Washington Seattle, and Universidad Nacional de Education a Distancia in Madrid, Spain. 

Show Highlights

  • Coming from a predominately White area to working in an urban school
  • Before Ladson-Billings
  • Getting to know the community in which we serve
  • Self-education on how to work with diverse communities
  • How Culturally Responsive Pedagogy has been marginalized in education
  • Not being afraid to implement CRP because of accountability and state testing
  • How to maximize the usage of CRP
  • How to not marginalize the usage of CRP
  • The impact of ethnic studies courses

Connect with Christine

Email: [email protected]


Additional Resources

Confronting the Marginalization of Culturally Responsive Pedagogy 

Rethinking Ethnic Studies

Connect with me on Twitter @sheldoneakins

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