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Jan Valle

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Jan Valle

Program Director: Childhood Education

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Department

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Office
NA 4/212D
Phone Number: 
212 650 5186
Email: 
jvalle@ccny.cuny.edu
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Education
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 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

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Courses Taught
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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

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Research Interests
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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
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Publications
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BOOKS

Connor, D., Valle, J., & Hale, C. (2015). (Eds.). Practicing disability studies in education: Acting toward social change. Peter Lang: Disability Studies Series.

Valle, J. & Connor, D. (2014). Ressignificando a deficiencia: da abordagem social as practicas inclusivas na escolar. New York: McGraw Hill. (Translation: Portuguese)

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.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Connor, D., Valle, J., & Hale, C. (2015). A brief account of how disability studies in education evolved. In D. Connor, J. Valle, & C. Hale (Eds.). Practicing disability studies in education: Acting toward social change. Peter Lang: Disability Studies Series, pp. 1-16.

Valle, J. (2015). Enacting research: DSE and performative inquiry. In D. Connor,

J. Valle, & C. Hale (Eds.). Practicing disability studies in education: Acting toward social change. Peter Lang: Disability Studies Series, pp. 65-82.

Valle, J., Hale, C., & Connor, D. (2015). All that jazz: Using disability studies in education to (re)envision the applied field of (special) education. Practicing disability studies in education: Acting toward social change. Peter Lang: Disability Studies Series, pp. 235-241.

Kleyn, T., & Valle, J. (2014). Modeling collaborative teaching in teacher education:

Preparing pre-service teachers to teach all students. In Y. Freeman & D. Freeman (Eds.). Research in preparing pre-service teachers to work effectively with emergent bilinguals. United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing Group.

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

Connor, D. J. & Valle, J. W. (2015). A socio-cultural reframing of science and   dis/ability in education: Past problems, current concerns, and future possibilities. Journal of Cultural Studies of Science Education (DOI) 10.1007/s11422-015-9712-6.

Wilgus, G., Valle, J., & Ware, L. (2013). Algorithms of access: Immigrant mothers negotiating educational resources and services for their children. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 9 (2-3)

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.

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Additional Information
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Fall 2013 Office Hours

Wednesday   4:00-6:00

Thursday  4:30-5:30

And by appointment through email.

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