- Ph.D., The University of New Mexico
- M.A., The University of New Mexico
- B.A., The University of New Mexico
- Teacher Education
- Place-Based Education
- Unplugged Spaces
- Writing and Teaching Writing
- Qualitative Research
- Critical Literacy and Pedagogy
From Brick and Mortar to Online Classrooms: Using Participatory Action Research to Build Community and Foster Intentional use of Technology; The Amplifier by Mary Buckelew. The Amplifier: A Magazine of the Society for Media Psychology and Technology, Division 46 of the American Psychological Association, 2020.
Action Research for English Language Arts Teachers: Invitation to Inquiry by Mary Buckelew and Janice Ewing New York, New York: Routledge 2019
Reaching and Teaching Diverse Populations: Strategies for Moving Beyond Stereotypes. Co-authored with Andrea Fishman. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage, 2011.
"First Steps for Reaching and Teaching Diverse Populations: The Classroom Ecosystem and Transactional Literary Theory." The International Journal of Learning 16.2 (2009): 43-54.
"Staff Development: What We Learned in Amish Country." Pennsylvania Educational Leadership: A Publication of the Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development 28.1 (Fall 2008). Co-authored with Diane Dougherty.
"Analysis of the Effect of a First-Year Staff Development Program in Writing Workshop and Writing Strategies." National Writing Project, 2005. Co-investigated and co-authored with Andrea Fishman.
"The Value of Art in the English Classroom: Imagination, Making the Tacit Visible." English Journal 92.5 (May 2003): 49-55.
"Teacher to Teacher: What Works of Non-Fiction Do You Recommend for the High School English Classroom?" English Journal 89.6 (July 2000): 33-37.
"Parent Homework Bridges the Teacher-Student Gap." National Writing Project's The Voice 5.1 (January-February 2000).
"An Edifying Tour of Japan." Albuquerque Public Schools Perspectives Magazine (August 19, 1997).
External Grants & Awards Funded
2017-2018 Advanced Institute (AI) to Scale Up the NWP College-Ready Writers Program Grant,
2016-2017 Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) Invitational Leadership Institute Grant, $20,000.00
2015 National Park Foundation: “Place-Based Learning & Writing” $2,500.00
2014 - 2015 National Writing Project: “Supporting Effective Educator Development” (SEED) $10,000.00
2014 National Park Foundation: “Place-Based Learning & Writing” $2,000.00
2013 National Writing Project: “Supporting Effective Educator Development” (SEED) $10,000.00
2013 – 2014 National Writing Project: High Need School Professional Development $20,000.00
2013 National Park Foundation: “Place-Based Learning & Writing” $2,000.00
2012 MacArthur Grant: Make-It Funding/Making & Writing Process” $1,500.00
2012 National Writing Project: “Supporting Effective Educator Development” (SEED) $20,00.00
2011 MacArthur Foundation (NWP) “Exploration of Making & Writing” $4,000.00