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Dr. Altheria Caldera

Assistant Professor

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Email: Altheria.Caldera@tamuc.edu

Professional Vita



Dr. Altheria Caldera


Education:

Ph.D. Curriculum Studies, Texas Christian University

Graduate Certificate, Women and Gender Studies

M.Ed. English Education, University of West Alabama

B.A. English, Stillman College

Teaching Certification:

Texas Standard Certificate-English, Language Arts, Reading (7-12), ESL Endorsement

Secondary Teaching Experience:

1998-2000, Bessemer City Schools, Middle School English/Language Arts/Reading

2000-2003, Tuscaloosa County Schools, Middle School English/Language Arts/Reading

2003-2004, Fort Worth Independent School District, Middle School English/Language Arts/Reading

Post-Secondary Teaching Experience:

2004-2007, Full-time Instructor-Tarrant County College District, English Composition/Developmental Writing

2007-2012, Full-time Instructor-Tarrant County College District, Teacher Education

Fall 2014, Adjunct Instructor-Tarleton State University, Teacher Education

Spring 2016, Adjunct Instructor-Texas Christian University, Women and Gender Studies

Teaching Responsibilities:

EDCI 595, Research Literature and Technology

EDCI 538, Classroom Management for Teachers

EDCI 559, Diversity in Equity in Education

ELED 523, Internship in Elementary/Middle School

Research and Teaching Interests:

My teaching and research focus on how educators can improve outcomes for minoritized students.

Publications:

Caldera, Altheria. (2017).  Black feminist/womanist epistemologies, pedagogies, and methodologies: A review of literature.  College curriculum at the crossroads: How women of color reflect and resist in the academy. New York: Routledge.

Professional Service:

Reviewer, Journal of Teacher Action Research

Reviewer, Education and Urban Society

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