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Anne E. Gregory, Ph.D.
Chair

Department:

Curriculum and Instruction

Education

Ph.D.

  • Curriculum and Instruction, Literacy and Language, Purdue University, August 2002
  • Dissertation Title: “Constructing meaning: Kindergarten children’s textual importations following dialogic reading intervention.”
  • Doctoral Student (Reading), Texas Woman’s University, 1996-1997
  • Reading Recovery Teacher Leader Certification, Texas Woman’s University, 1996-1997

M.A. Education, Adult and Higher Education, University of Texas at San Antonio, August 1996

B.A. Elementary Education, Purdue University, May 1991

Academic Positions

  • 2015- present Chair and Professor, Department of Literacy and Elementary Education, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL
  • 2014- 2015 Interim Chair, Department of Counselor Education, Western Illinois University—Quad Cities, Moline, IL
  • 2013- 2015 Chair and Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction,Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
  • 2010-2013 Professor, Department of Literacy, Boise State University, Boise, ID
  • 2007- 2010 Associate Professor, Department of Literacy, Boise State University,Boise, ID
  • 2002- 2006 Assistant Professor, Department of Literacy, Boise State University, Boise, ID

Graduate Assistantships

  • 1998-2002 Teaching Assistant, Department of Language and Literacy, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN
  • 1998-2000 Teaching-Research Assistant, Purdue Literacy Network Project, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN

Professional Positions

  • 2001-2002 Presenter for Purdue Literacy Network Project’s Annual Literacy, Institute, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN
  • 1996-1998 Reading Recovery Teacher Leader/Balanced Literacy Trainer/Adjunct Instructor, San Antonio Independent School District and the University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
  • 1995-1996 Reading Recovery Teacher, San Antonio Independent School District, San Antonio, TX
  • 1991-1995 Elementary School Teacher, San Antonio Independent School District, San Antonio, TX

Advising

Doctoral Dissertations

  • Gwilliam, E.G. (2013). Print culture, social literacy and religiosity: A multi-grounded theory of textual mediation found in early and contemporary Mormonism. Committee Chair.
  • Hansen, F.B. (2011). Place, purpose, and practice: A case study examining rural teachers’ sense of community and its impact in the classroom. Committee Chair.
  • Yu, E.K. (2011). Introducing dialogue back into the classroom: Blending narrative storytelling in social studies. Committee Chair.
  • Hoetker, G.A. (2010). The effects of interaction on adolescent reading motivation.Committee Member.
  • Walther, J. M. (2009). Evaluating the effects of the IB Program on critical thinking.Committee Member.
  • Cahill, M.A. (2007). Code crackers and meaning makers: An exploration of comprehension strategy instruction in kindergarten. Committee Chair.

Master’s Projects

  • Hutchinson, A. (2006). Growing crops: Growing learners. Committee Chair.

Master’s Theses

  • Compton, K. (2004). Writer’s workshop: Connecting to state assessments. Committee Chair.

Senior Projects

  • Billetz-Moos, N. (2004). Broadening horizons: An examination of social justice, literacy, and teacher change in elementary classrooms. Project Advisor.

PUBLICATIONS

Peer Reviewed

  • Beyer Hansen, F., & Gregory, A.E. (2015). Place in service-learning: A case study of the connection between sense of community and service-learning with rural teachers. International Journal for Research on Service-Learning in Teacher Education
  • Cahill, M.A., & Gregory, A.E. (2015). Please let us write! Exploring reciprocity in the kindergarten classroom. Young Children.
  • Cahill, M.A., & Gregory, A.E. (October 2014). Dual language learners in early childhood: Literacy through language. Conference proceedings from Ireland International Conference on Education, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Cahill, M.A., & Gregory, A.E. (August 2013). Information illustrations. In D. Litt, S. Martin, & N.Place (Eds.) Promising practices in literacy teacher education.
  • Gregory, A.E., & Cahill, M.A. (November 2012). Teaching and learning in rural America: Examining language and literacy practices in a professional development program. Conference proceedings from Language, Education & Diversity Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Cahill, M.A., & Gregory, A.E. (2011). Putting the fun back into fluency instruction. The Reading Teacher, 65(2), 127-131.
  • Gregory, A.E., & Cahill, M.A., (2011). “That’s how you know.” Exploring young children’s roles in meaning construction. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 1(17), 236-249.
  • Martin, S., Chase, M., Cahill, M.A., & Gregory, A.E. (2011). Minding the gate: Challenges of high-stakes assessment and literacy teacher education. The New Educator, 7(4), 352-370.
  • Gregory, A.E., & Cahill, M.A. (2010). Kindergarteners can do it too!: Comprehension strategies for early readers. Reading Teacher, 63(6), 515-520.
  • Gregory, A.E.,& Cahill, M.A. (2009). Constructing critical literacy: Self-reflexive ways for curriculum and pedagogy. Critical Literacy: Theories and Practices, 3(2), 6-16..
  • Snow-Gerono, J.L. & Gregory, A. (2009). Which path to educational equity? External policy influences internal school goals. Interchange, 40 (1), 1 - 22.
  • Gregory, A.E., & Schmitt, M.C. (2007). Textual importations following a modified dialogic reading approach. The Journal of Reading, Writing and Literacy, 2(3), 75-104.
  • Schmitt, M.C. & Gregory, A.E. (2005). The Impact of an Early Literacy Intervention: Where are the children now? Literacy Teaching and Learning: An International Journal of Early Reading and Writing, 10(1), 1-20.
  • Gregory, A.E., Rogien, L., Snow-Gerono, J.L., Cahill-Rawley, M.A., & Yates, D. (2005). A factious analogous analysis of No Child Left Behind through the lens of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The Researcher, 19(1), 42-52.

Non-Peer Reviewed

Book/Chapters

  • Gregory, A.E., & Snow-Gerono, J. L (2010). Embracing alternatives: Examining family constructs in the stories of early childhood. In L.B. Wolf & C.Rhodes (Eds.) Children’s Literature and Social (in) Justice. East Rockaway, NY: Cummings & Hathaway.
  • Gregory, A.E., & Snow-Gerono, J.L. (2008). Understanding early literacy learning and teaching. In M.M. LaRocque & S.M. Darling (Eds.) Blended curriculum in the inclusive K-3 classroom: Teaching all young children (pp.185-232). NY: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Gregory, A.E., & Loffer, C.C. (2008). Understanding early writing and instructional opportunities. In M.M. LaRocque & S.M. Darling (Eds.) Blended curriculum in the inclusive K-3 classroom: Teaching all young children (pp.233-277). NY: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Brendefur, J. L., & Gregory, A. E. (May 2004). Authentic pedagogy and the novice teacher: Acculturating teachers into a reflective practice. In A. Lazaridou (Ed.) Contemporary Issues on Educational Administration and Policy (p.75-92). Athens, Greece: ATINER.
  • Heilman, E.E., & Gregory, A.E. (2002). Images of the privileged insider and outcast outsider. In E.E. Heilman (Ed.) Harry Potter’s World: Multidisciplinary Critical Perspectives (pp. 241-260). New York: Routledge.

Manuscripts Under Review

  • Cahill, M.A., & Gregory, A.E. (Invited paper November 2014). Early language learners: Literacy through language in early childhood. Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal, Volume 6 (2).
  • Gregory, A.E., & Cahill, M.A. (submitted November 2012). Students succeeding: The literacy practices of one rural American school. Submitted to The Researcher.
  • Cahill, M.A., & Gregory, A.E. (Revise & Resubmit). Transforming education: A look at professional development in one rural, American school. Submitted to School Improvement.

GRANTS

Funded

  • Gregory, A.E. (2014). Illinois board of higher education: 2013-2014 Early childhood educator preparation program innovation grant. Early Race to the Top Subgrants. Amount funded: $45,000.
  • Cahill, M.A., & Gregory A.E. (2012). Extending Literacy Interventions. Students Come First, Integrating Technology in Teaching: Faculty Innovation Grants. Amount awarded, but not funded: $8,980.
  • Cahill, M.A. & Gregory, A.E. (2010). Wilder Language & Literacy: A study of a professional development partnership. Boise State University College of Education Internal Grant. Amount funded: $5,000.
  • Gregory, A.E., Snow-Gerono, J.L., & Dubert, L. (2006). Fostering literacy across disciplines. No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 Eligible Partnership Subgrants. Amount funded: $200,000.
  • Snow-Gerono, J.L., & Gregory, A.E. (2004). Social justice through literacy. Amount funded: $4,989. Faculty Research Grant Program, Boise State University, Boise, ID.

Not Funded

  • Gregory, A.E., & Cahill, M.A. (2012). Extending Literacy Interventions. Students Come First, Integrating Technology in Teaching: Faculty Innovation Grants. Amount requested but not funded: $8,980.
  • Gregory, A.E., & Cahill, M.A. (2012). Curricular approaches for developing professionals and pre-professionals for rural contexts. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Boise State University Faculty Research Grants. Amount requested but not funded: $5,000.
  • Cahill, M.A., & Gregory, A. E. (2009). Language acquisition and literacy instruction. No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 Eligible Partnership Subgrants. Amount requested but not funded: $179,089.
  • Dubert, L.A., & Gregory, A.E. (2005). Low achieving secondary readers and their teachers: Moving off the dime. Institute of Educational Sciences/Department of Education. Amount requested but not funded: $800,000.
  • Brendefer, J., Gregory, A.E., Kelly, P., Peralta-Nash, C., Snow-Gerono, J.L., & Steiner, S. (2004). Changing the nature of instruction: Professionalizing teaching and instruction. Institute of Educational Sciences/Department of Education. Amount requested but not funded: $671, 364.

PRESENTATIONS

*All presentations are peer reviewed unless otherwise indicated.

 International Conference Presentations

  • Cahill, M.A., & Gregory, A.E. (2014, October). Dual language learners in early childhood: Literacy through language. Paper to be presented at Ireland International Conference on Education, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Cahill, M.A., & Gregory, A.E. (2014, January). The summer literacy academy: A look at providing literacy instruction in the summer for K-8 students, pre-service students, and graduate students. Paper presented at 12th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Waikiki, Hawaii.
  • McGee, L., Cahill, M., Gregory, A., McGill-Franzen, A., Schickedanz, J. (2013, May). Text complexity and close reading: Kindergarten and first grade teachers making a difference. Paper presented at 2013 International Reading Association Conference. San Antonio, Texas.
  • Beyer Hansen, F., & Gregory, A.E. (2012, June). Sense of community and service learning. Poster presented at International Conference for Service-Learning in Teacher Education, Durham, North Carolina.
  • Cahill, M.A., Gregory, A.E., Nelson, J., & Rivera, L. (2012, January). Teaching and Learning in Rural America: Examining Language and Literacy Practices in a Professional Development Program. Paper presented at 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Waikiki, Hawaii.
  • Gregory, A.E., Cahill, M.A., Rivera, L., & Nelson, J. (2011, November). Teaching and Learning in Rural America: Examining Literacy Practices in a Professional Development Program. Paper presented at 3rd International Conference on Language, Education and Diversity, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Cahill, M.AA., & Gregory, A.E. (2010, January). Exploring Comprehension Strategy Instruction with Young Children: Early Readers Making Meaning. Paper presented at the 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Waikiki, Hawaii.
  • Gregory, A.E., Snow-Gerono, J.L., Loffer, C., & Cahill, M.A. (2007, November). Constructing Critical Literacy: Self-reflexive Ways for Curriculum and Pedagogy. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Language, Education and Diversity, Hamilton, New Zealand.
  • Gregory, A.E., Holt, E., Fultz, H., & Stout, L.J. (2007, November). Apposite Literacy Opportunities: Language Learning Amongst Deaf Adolescents. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Language, Education and Diversity, Hamilton, New Zealand.
  • Brendefur, J.L., & Gregory, A.E. (2004, May). Authentic pedagogy and the novice teacher: Acculturating teachers into a reflective practice. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Education, Athens, Greece.

National Conference Presentations

  • Gregory, A.E., Cahill, M.A., Sellen, J., & Delaney-Barmann, G. (2015, April). Shift happens: Language and literacy practices in rural America. Paper to be presented at Annual American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Hansen, F.B., & Gregory, A.E. (2014, December). Place and literacy practice: The role of sense of community in teachers’ enactment of critical literacy. Paper presented at the 64th Annual Literacy Research Association, Marco Island, Florida.
  • Gregory, A.E., Hansen, F.B., Sellen, J., & Cahill, M.A. (2014, December). Incoming: Navigating language, policy, and practice with rural English language learners. Study group presented at the 64th Annual Literacy Research Association, Marco Island, Florida.
  • Gregory, A.E., & Cahill, M.A. (2013, December). TILTing at windmills: Language and literacy instructional techniques in the age of the common core. Roundtable presented at the 63rd Annual Literacy Research Association, Dallas, Texas.
  • Gregory, A.E. (2013, April). Imagined possibilities, literate realities: Urban playwriting in a shadow school. Paper presented as part of a symposium at the Annual American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, California.
  • Gregory, A.E., Cahill, M.A., Dillon, J. & Rivera, L. (2013, February). Promoting and sustaining change: The professional development efforts in one rural school. Paper presented at 2013 Professional Development Schools National Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Gregory, A.E., & Cahill, M.A. (2012, November). Negotiating in and of the world: The impact of rurality on access to text. Roundtable presented at the 62nd Annual Literacy Research Association, San Diego, California.
  • Gregory, A.E., Cahill, M.A. & Dillon, J. (2012, March). Teaching and Learning in Rural America: Lessons Learned During Literacy Professional Development. Paper presented at National At-Risk Youth Conference , Savannah, Georgia.
  • Gregory, A.E., Cahill, M.A., Rivera, L., & Nelson, J. (2012, February). Language and Literacy Practices in a Rural American Context. Paper presented at National Council Teachers of English Association’s Research conference, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
  • Gregory, A.E., & Cahill, M.A. (2011, February). Crafting Early Writers. Paper presented at National Reading Recovery & K-6 Classroom Literacy Conference, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Snow, J., Beyer-Hansen, F., Zenkert, A.J., & Gregory, A.E. (2011, April). A Case Study of Responsibly Just Teachers. Roundtable presented at American Educational Research Association Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Snow, J., Beyer-Hansen, F., Zenkert, A.J., & Gregory, A.E. (2010, May). Responsibly Just Engagement: Designing Systems and Frameworks for High-Quality Teaching. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado.
  • Gregory, A.E., & Cahill, M.A. (2010, December). Teaching in Rural America: Lessons in Literacy Professional Development. Roundtable presented at the 60th annual Literacy Research/National Reading Conference, Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Snow, J., Beyer-Hansen, F., Zenkert, A.J., & Gregory, A.E. (2009, October). Highly Qualified Teachers. Paper presented at 10th Annual Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference, Decatur, Georgia.
  • Gregory, A.E., Cahill, M.A., Snow-Gerono, J.L., Zenkert, A.J., Walther, J., & VonMaur, A. (2008, December). Questioning texts: An analytic look at the texts of research-based programs. Paper presented at 58th annual National Reading Conference, Orlando, Florida.
  • Cahill, M.A., & Gregory, A.E. (2008, December). Exploring comprehension strategy instruction in kindergarten: Making meaning with early readers. Paper presented at 58th annual National Reading Conference, Orlando, Florida.
  • Martin, S. D., Cahill, M.A., Chase, M., & Gregory, A.E. (2008, December). Deconstruction, discourse, and doing literacy: Pedagogical practices in a reading methods course. Roundtable presented at 58th annual National Reading Conference, Orlando, Florida.
  • Cahill, M.A., & Gregory, A.E. (2008, February). Exploring comprehension in kindergarten. Paper presented at 2008 National Reading Recovery & K-6 Classroom Literacy Conference, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Gregory, A.E., Snow-Gerono, J.L, Palmer, R., Peters, T., & Dubert, L. (2007, December). Fostering Literacy Learning Across Disciplines: A Plan for Professional Development. Roundtable to presented at 57th annual National Reading Conference, Austin, Texas.
  • Gregory, A.E., Snow-Gerono, J.L., Loffer, C., & Cahill, M.A. (2007, October). Constructing Critical Literacy: Self-reflexive Ways for Curriculum and Pedagogy. Paper presented at the 8th Annual Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference, Marble Falls, Texas.
  • Snow-Gerono, J.L., Peters, T.L., Gregory, A.E., & Palmer, R. (2007, April). Professional Development for Teacher Leadership: Democracy Within and Across Secondary Schools for Teaching and Learning for Understanding. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Cahill, M.A., & Gregory, A.E. (2006, December). Code Crackers and Meaning Makers: An Exploration of Comprehension Instruction in Kindergarten. Roundtable presented at 56th annual National Reading Conference, Los Angeles, California.
  • Gregory, A.E., & Snow-Gerono, J.L. (2006, December). Acknowledging Alternatives: Examining Family Constructs in the Stories of Early Childhood. Study group conducted at the 56th annual National Reading Conference, Los Angeles, California.
  • Snow-Gerono, J.L., & Gregory, A.E. (2006, October). Imagining Safe (Con)Texts: Curriculum of Family Constructs and Stories of Early Childhood. Paper presented at the 7th Annual Curriculum and Pedagogy, Conference Balcone Springs Resort, Texas.
  • Snow-Gerono, J.L., & Gregory, A.E. (2006, April). Working toward social justice through literacy within a “standardized” context of professional development. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, California.
  • Gregory, A.E., & Snow-Gerono, J.L. (2006, April). Imaging alternatives: Family constructs, stories of early childhood, and making ready for children. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, California.
  • Gregory, A.E., & Snow-Gerono, J.L. (2005, December). Acknowledging alternatives: Examining family constructs in the stories of early childhood. Study group conducted at the 55th annual National Reading Conference, Miami, Florida.
  • Gregory, A.E., Snow-Gerono, J.L, & Cahill-Rawley, M.A. (2005, December). Literacy as transformative practice: Teachers inquiry into social justice. Roundtable presented at the 55th annual National Reading Conference, Miami, Florida.
  • Gregory, A. E., Snow-Gerono, J. L., & Moos, N. (2005, November).Balancing literacy instruction in the Prek-primary grades in the norms of NCLB. Workshop presented at the 45th Biennial Convocation of Kappa Delta Pi, Orlando, Florida.
  • Snow-Gerono, J.L., & Gregory, A. E. (2005, October). Embracing a federal mandate? Teachers join together to implement program and cultivate learning communities. Paper presented at the 6th Annual Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference in Oxford, Ohio.
  • Gregory, A.E., Rogien, L., Snow-Gerono, J.L., Cahill-Rawley, M.A., &Yates, D. (2005, April) A factious analogous analysis of No Child Left Behind through the lens of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. NRMERA Distinguished Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.
  • Gregory, A.E. (2004, December). "That's how you know:" Exploring Young Children's Roles in Meaning Construction. Roundtable discussion and presentation for the National Reading Conference, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Snow-Gerono, J.L., & Gregory, A. E. (2004, October). Social justice through literacy: Writing the story of teachers’ understandings. Paper presented at the 5th Annual Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference in Oxford, Ohio.
  • Gregory, A.E. (2003, December). Children constructing meaning: Kindergarten children’s textual importations following a modified dialogic reading approach. Paper presented at the National Reading Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • Gregory, A.E. (2003, February). Constructing Meaning: Interactive Read-alouds and Connecting With Texts. Paper presented at the National Reading Recovery and Descubriendo La Lectura Conference, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Leininger, K., & Gregory, A.E. (2002, February). The visual link: Taking words apart in Reading Recovery. Paper presented at the National Reading Recovery and Descubriendo La Lectura Conference, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Schmitt, M. C., Gregory, A. E., & Younts, T. (2001, December). The impact of early literacy interventions: Where are the children now? Paper presented at the National Reading Conference, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Gregory, A.E. (2001, February). Peeling away the layers: Examining the self-extending system. Paper presented at the National Reading Recovery and Descubriendo La Lectura Conference, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Mahurt, S., Gregory, A.E., George, K., & Daley, S. (2001, February). Growing readers: Using the literacy collaborative framework to support comprehension. Paper presented at the National Reading Recovery and Descubriendo La Lectura Conference, Columbus, Ohio.
  • George, K., & Gregory, A.E. (2001, February). It’s important!: Language, second language learners, and Reading Recovery. Paper presented at the National Reading Recovery and Descubriendo La Lectura Conference, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Gregory, A. E., & Schmitt, M.C. (2000, December). A qualitative exploration of children's developing metacognitive knowledge. Roundtable discussion and presentation at the National Reading Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • Thoennes, T. E., & Gregory, A.E. (2000, October). Discussing sexuality: De-mystifying undergraduate perceptions. Paper presented at JCT Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice, Dayton, Ohio.
  • Gregory, A.E. (2000, February). An examination of story writing. Paper presented at the National Reading Recovery and Descubriendo La Lectura Conference, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Schmitt, M.C., & Gregory, A.E. (1999, December). Comparisons of first graders’ development of metacognitive knowledge over time. Roundtable discussion and presentation at the National Reading Conference, Orlando, Florida.
  • Gregory, A.E., & Thoennes, T.E. (1999, October). A view from the inside: A look at today’s changing family structures. Paper presented at JCT Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice, Dayton, Ohio.

State/Regional Conference Presentations

  • Gregory, A.E. (2014, July). Learning is in the relationships between people. Presentation for Child Care Resources & Referral of Midwestern Illinois, Moline, Illinois.
  • Gregory, A.E., & Cahill, M.A. (2012, October). Students succeeding: The literacy practices of one rural American school. Paper presented at Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association 2012 Conference, Park City, Utah.
  • Gregory, A.E., & Cahill, M.A. (2008, October). Considering comprehension: Teaching for understanding in kindergarten. Paper presented at 19th West IRA Regional Conference, Seattle, Washington.
  • Snow-Gerono, J.L., & Gregory, A.E. (2005, October). No teacher left behind: Teams benefit literacy learning. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association, Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
  • Gregory, A.E., & Snow-Gerono, J.L. (2004, October). Literacy and social justice: Teachers inquiry for transformative practice. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association, Sylvan Lake, South Dakota.
  • Gregory, A.E., Rogien, L., Snow-Gerono, J.L., Cahill-Rawley, M.A., &Yates, D.(2004, October). A factious analogous analysis of No Child Left Behind through the lens of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Symposium of papers presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association, Sylvan Lake, South Dakota.
  • Brendefur, J. L. & Gregory, A. (2003, October). Examining one’s practice: The perspectives of novice practitioners of authentic practice. Paper presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association, Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
  • Brendefur, J. L., Gregory, A., Hutchinson, J., & Stewart, R. (2003,October). Alluring teachers to change practice. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association, Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
  • Gregory, A.E. (2003, April). Meaningful Reading: Instructing for Reading Fluency. Paper presented at the Idaho Title I Conference, Boise, Idaho.
  • Gregory, A.E., & Thoennes, T.E. (1999, November). Embracing alternatives: Changing family constructs and their impact on early childhood education. Paper presented at Purdue University’s Graduate Student Colloquium.
  • Gregory, A.E. (1999, March). Learning to look at print in Reading Recovery: Developing a program for action. Paper presented at the Indiana State Reading Association’s Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Invited Presentations

  • Gregory, A.E. (2014, September). One word, a flower, and a nut: The limitations of advice. Keynote presentation for the annual Kappa Delta Pi Education Essential Conference, Macomb, Illinois.

* Non-peer reviewed presentations.

SERVICE

Service to the University

University Level Committees

  • Faculty Senate President (2011- 2013)
  • Ex-officio member (2011-2013)
  • Steering Committee
  • Undergraduate Academic Policy and Standards Committee
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
  • Diversity Committee
  • Faculty Financial Affairs
  • Faculty Professional Standards Committee
  • Sabbatical Committee
  • Graduate Council
  • Student Affairs
  • Faculty Grievance Committee
  • Faculty Research and Advisory Committee
  • Enrollment Management Committee (2011-2013)
  • Senate Liaison to the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (2007-2011)
  • Faculty Senate Vice President (2009-2011)
  • Faculty Senate Committees (2009-2011)
  • Steering Committee
  • Nominating Committee
  • Constitution Committee (chair)
  • By-law Committee
  • Faculty Senate (2005-2013)
  • Honorary Doctoral Degree Selection Committee (2004-2005)
  • International Committee (2004-2006)

College Level Committees

  • College of Education Curriculum Committee (2008-2011)
  • Chair, Workload Policy Committee (2007)
  • Doctoral Management Committee (2003 –2013)**
  • Doctoral Curriculum Committee (2003–2013)**
  • Ad-hoc Professional Development Schools Committee (2004-2005)
  • Promotion and Tenure (2004)

Department Committees

  • Promotion and Tenure
  • Co-founded Summer Literacy Academy with Dr. Mary Ann Cahill (2008)
  • Co-founded and Co-directed the Saturday Literacy Academies with Dr. Mary Ann
  • Cahill (Spring & Fall)—(2011-2013)
  • Chair, Overhaul of Master’s Degree Curriculum

Professional Service Committees

  • Session 12 “Language Education” Chair, Ireland International Conference on Education, Dublin, Ireland, October 2014
  • Literacy Research Association Field Council Representative for the state of Idaho, 2011-2013
  • Article Reviewer for Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2010- present
  • Article Reviewer for Illinois Reading Council Journal, 2013- 2014
  • Treasurer and Board Member of INSPIRE—Connections Academy, an Idaho virtual school, 2009-2013
  • Board Member of Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference, 2009-2010
  • Board Member of The Children’s School, a not-for-profit primary school (ages 3-8) Boise, ID, 2008-2013
  • Idaho Read Committee, 2002-2013
  • Proposal reviewer for Literacy Research Association National Conference (formerly NRC), Spring 2001, 2005-present
  • Faculty advisor for student organization, Teacher Education Association, 2002-2006
  • Faculty advisor for student organization, Kappa Delta Pi, 2003-2006
  • Election committee of the Reading Recovery Council of North America, 1996 & 2001
  • Member of the editorial staff of Literacy Teaching and Learning: An International
  • Journal of Early Reading and Writing, 1999-2000.

** committees have been collapsed into one

Professional Association Memberships

  • International Reading Association (IRA)
  • Literacy Research Association (LRA—formerly National Reading Conference (NRC)
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Reading Recovery Council of North America (RRCNA)
  • Northern Rocky Mountain Education Research Association (NRMERA)
  • Illinois Association of Early Childhood Teacher Education.

Awards and Honors

  • Recipient of the 2013 Boise State University Foundation Scholar Award in Service, March 2013.
  • Facilitated Wilder Elementary School’s receipt of a Certificate of Recognition in closing the achievement gap between student groups presented by Gayle Pauley National Title I Association President, November 2012.
  • Facilitated Wilder Elementary School’s receipt of the Idaho State Board of Education award for “Additional Yearly Growth,” September 2012.
  • Facilitated Wilder Elementary School’s receipt of the International Reading Association’s Exemplary Reading Program, April 2012.
  • Recipient of the Outstanding Paper Award presented at the Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association for symposium of papers entitled A Factious Analogous Analysis of No Child Left Behind Through the Lens of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, October 2004.
  • Finalist for the Student Outstanding Research Award presented by the National Reading Conference, December 2003.
  • Participant in the Hybrid course development project: H3. A two-year grant project in which technology, instructional practices, and course delivery are examined and improved, Spring 2004-2006.
  • Co-president, Alpha Upsilon Alpha, the International Reading Association’s Honor Society, Purdue University, 2001-2002.
  • Grants from Department of Curriculum and Instruction of Purdue University to attend and present at conferences; 1998-2001.
  • Recipient of the Purdue Research Foundation Summer Grant, Purdue University, 2000 and 2001.
  • Co-recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Assistant teaching award for the School of Education, Purdue University, 2001.
  • Recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Assistant teaching award for the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Purdue University, 2001.
  • Vice president, Alpha Upsilon, Alpha, the International Reading Association’s Honor Society, Purdue University, 2000-2001.

Anne Gregory

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