School of EducationDepartment
Secondary Education: English Education
Teachers College, Columbia University
Ed.D., English Education
Dissertation: "Camp as educator: A study of summer residential camp as a landscape for
learning and living"
Teachers College, Columbia University
M.Ed., English Education
M.A., Sociology with Education Policy focus
B.A., Elementary Education with Urban Leadership Minor
Garst, B. and Ozier, L. (forthcoming) "Enhancing Youth Outcomes and Organizational Practices Through a Camp Based Reading Program" Journal of Experiential Education.
Ozier, Lance (2011) "Practice Makes Perfect! Realizing Classrooms as "Landscapes of Learning" Not Places of Perfection" English Journal. NCTE. January 2011
Ozier, Lance (2007)"Social Action as Democracy" Journal of Democracy and Education:Volume 17, No. 1
Ozier, Lance et.al (2007) "First Year Teachers in the South Bronx." Journal of Democracy and Education. Volume 16, No. 1
Ozier, Lance (2014) "Academic Language." Institute for Student Achievement blog: posted June5, 2014: http://www.studentachievement.org/academic-language/
Ozier, Lance (2014) "Back to the Future: Summer Camp and the New Economy" AmericanCamp Association blog: posted March 11, 2014: http://www.acacamps.org/blog/acacamp-blog/back-future-summer-camp-and-new-economy
Ozier, Lance (2013) "Camps: A Leader in Learning" American Camp Association blog: postedAugust 20, 2013: http://www.acacamps.org/blog/word-peg/camps-leader-learning
Ozier, Lance (2013) "Into the Woods: Learning and Living at Camp" American CampAssociation blog: posted February 18, 2013:
Ozier, Lance (2012) "Camp: At the Crossroads of America's Past and Future" CampingMagazine, Volume 85, No.1: http://www.acacamps.org/blog/wordpeg/woods
Ozier, Lance (2010) "Camp as Educator: Lessons Learned from History" Camping Magazine.Volume 83, No. 3
Ozier, Lance (2010) "Summer School and Summer Camp" Camping Magazine. Volume 83,No. 2
Ozier, Lance (2009) "Camps and Classrooms: The Promise of Summer Learning" EducationNews. 21 Nov.www.ednews.org
Ozier, Lance (2009) "Camps and Classrooms" Camping Magazine. Volume 82, No. 6
Ozier, Lance (2008) "The Sound of Music: Experience and Education" Camping Magazine.Volume 81, No. 6
Vinz, Ruth; et. al (2006) Daybook of Critical Reading and Writing. Wilmington, MA: GreatSource Education Group. (selected chapters)
In the News
CITATIONS AND QUOTATIONS
Books, Articles and Reports
(2013-14). Codman Academy Charter Public School, “To Learn, to Lead, and to Serve.” Annual Report. Dorchester, MA. Cited on page 10.
Coleman, R. (2013, January 29). Testimony, Joint Legislative Budget Hearing-Elementary and Secondary Education, New York State Camp Directors Association. Quoted on page 1.
Sribnick, E. & Johnsen, S. (2013 summer) “Fresh Air for City Kids: The early years of summer camp.” Uncensored: American Family Experiences with Poverty and Homelessness, Volume 4.2. Quoted on page 22.
Thompson, M. (2012). Homesick and Happy: How time away from parents can help a child grow. New York: Random House. Quoted on page 7.
Styers, M. & Broussard, J. (2011). Study Island: Scientific Research Base. “Study Island Provides Writing Practice.” Charlottesville, VA: Magnolia Consulting. Cited on page 10.
(2012). Best Practices in Summer Learning Programs for Middle and High School Youth. National Summer Learning Association. Quoted on page 26.
(2010 spring). “Camp makes you smarter.” Dispatch: Official Publication of Colvig Silver Camps. Quoted on pages 1 and 7.
Van Winkle Gorton, H. (2009 December). “The Value of Camp.” The Wohelo Bird. Wohelo-Luther Gulick Camps: Raymond, Maine. Quoted on page 1.
English Updates: “Practicing Writing.” Tuesday, March 11, 2011.
Wikipedia: Charles Hanford Henderson, 3rd footnote.
The Play and Playground Encyclopedia: Organized Camping Movement, 16th footnote.
Salvation Army, Star Lake Camp: “Defining the Camp Experience.” Sidebar quote.
River Way Ranch Camp, helpful links: “Summer School and Summer Camp.”