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Jan Valle

Program Director: Childhood Education

School/Division

School of Education

Department

Teaching Learning and Culture: Undergraduate Childhood Education, Graduate Childhood Education, Educational Theatre

Office

NA 4/212D

p: 212 650 5186

e: jvalle@ccny.cuny.edu

  • Education

     Ed.D.            Teachers College, Columbia University

    Department of Curriculum and Teaching
    Disability Studies/Learning Disabilities, 2005

    M.A.               Furman University  

    Special Education/Learning Disabilities, 1984

    B.A.                Furman University

    Special Education/Emotional Handicaps, 1978

  • Courses Taught

    Undergraduate:

    EDCE 41500  Student Teaching Seminar in Childhood Education
    EDCE 32310   Inclusive Practices for the General Education Classroom (grades 1-6)

    Graduate:


    EDCE 2900F  Inclusive Practices for the General Education Classroom (grades 1-6)
    EDCE 4500K  Inclusive Practices for the Arts
    EDCE 6000K  Introduction to the Educating of Emergent Bilingual Students with Disabilities

     

     

  • Research Interests

    Qualitative Research:  Disability Studies in Education

    Primary focus: 
    intersectionality of race, class, gender, language, culture, and disability 

    • parents and families of children with disabilities
    • parent and professional collaboration in schools
    • disability studies in education—implications for classrooms, parents, and research
    • implementation of inclusive classroom practices
    • disability and the arts
  • Publications

    Books

    Valle, J. W., & Connor, D.J. (2010). Rethinking disability: A disability studies approach to inclusive practices. New York: McGraw-Hill.

    Valle, J. W. (2009). What mothers say about special education:  From the 1960s to the present.  New York, NY:  Palgrave.

    Peer-Reviewed Publications (last two years)

    Wilgus, G., Valle, J., & Ware, L. (in press). Algorithms of access: Immigrant mothers negotiating educational resources and services for their children. Review of Disability Studies: An  International  Journal.

    Valle, J., & Connor, D. (2012). Becoming theatrical: Performing narrative research, staging visual representation. International Journal of Education & the Arts,13, LAI 1.

    Connor, D., Valle, J., & Hale, C. (2012). Using and infusing disability studies in education: Where and how? Review of Disability Studies: An International    Journal, 8 (3), 5-13.

    Valle, J. (2011). Down the rabbit hole: A commentary about research on parents     and special education.  Learning Disability Quarterly, 34 (3), 183-190.

    Valle, J., Connor, D., Broderick, A., Bejoian, L., & Baglieri, S. (2011). Creating    alliances against exclusivity: A pathway to inclusive educational reform. Teachers College Record, 113 (10), 2283-2308.

    Baglieri, S., Bejoian, L., Broderick, A., Connor, D. J., & Valle, J. W. (2011).  [Re]claiming” inclusive education” toward cohesion in educational reform:  Disability studies unravels the myth of the normal child. Teachers College Record, 113 (10), 2122-2154.

    Baglieri, S., Bejoian, L., Broderick, A., Connor, D., J., & Valle, J.W. (2011). Inviting interdisciplinary alliances around inclusive educational reform: Introduction to the special issue on disability studies in education. Teachers College Record, 113 (10), 2115-2121.

    Baglieri, S., Valle, J., Connor, D., & Gallagher, D. (2011). Disability studies in education: The need for a plurality of perspectives on disability. Remedial and Special Education, 32 (4), 267-278.

    Wilgus, G., Valle, J., & Ware, L. (in press). Algorithms of access: Immigrant mothers negotiating educational resources and services for their children. Review of Disability Studies: An  International  Journal.

    Valle, J., & Connor, D. (2012). Becoming theatrical: Performing narrative research, staging visual representation. International Journal of Education & the Arts, 13, LAI 1.

    Connor, D., Valle, J., & Hale, C. (2012). Using and infusing disability studies in education: Where and how? Review of Disability Studies: An International    Journal, 8 (3), 5-13.

    Valle, J. (2011). Down the rabbit hole: A commentary about research on parents    and special education. Learning Disability Quarterly, 34 (3), 183-190.

    Valle, J., Connor, D., Broderick, A., Bejoian, L., & Baglieri, S. (2011). Creating    alliances against exclusivity: A pathway to inclusive educational reform. Teachers College Record, 113 (10), 2283-2308.

    Baglieri, S., Bejoian, L., Broderick, A., Connor, D. J., & Valle, J. W. (2011).  [Re]claiming" inclusive education" toward cohesion in educational reform:  Disability studies unravels the myth of the normal child. Teachers College Record, 113 (10), 2122-2154.

    Baglieri, S., Bejoian, L., Broderick, A., Connor, D., J., & Valle, J.W. (2011). Inviting interdisciplinary alliances around inclusive educational reform: Introduction to the special issue on disability studies in education. Teachers College Record, 113 (10), 2115-2121.

    Baglieri, S., Valle, J., Connor, D., & Gallagher, D. (2011). Disability studies in education: The need for a plurality of perspectives on disability. Remedial and Special Education, 32 (4), 267-278.

  • Additional Information

    Fall 2013 Office Hours

    Wednesday   4:00-6:00

    Thursday  4:30-5:30

    And by appointment through email.

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