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Name: Caroline Hopenwasser
Academic Rank: Assistant Professor
Department: Elementary Education

Expertise Keywords: children's and young adult literature, classroom libraries, literacy, remediation

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Contact Information

E-mail Address: hopenwac@newpaltz.edu

Other Information

Positions held prior to joining SUNY New Paltz:
2004 – 2008 Graduate Teaching/Research Assistant Alabama A&M University

1998 – 2004 Kindergarten Teacher Huntsville, AL

Education

Colleges/
Universities
Attended
Dates
Attended
Degree
Conferred
Year
Conferred
Major
Subject
Alabama A&M University M.Ed. 2005 Elementary Education
Birmingham-Southern College B.S. 1995 Early Childhood Education
Alabama A&M University Ph.D. 2008 Reading

Organizational Memberships

Phi Delta Kappa—Vice President, SUNY New Paltz Chapter 2011-present

International Reading Association

National Council for Teachers of English

Professors of Reading Teacher Educators, IRA Special Interest Group

Assembly on Literature for Adolescents

Publications

Article
Hopenwasser, C. B. (2009). Increasing Student Access to Books through the Power of Student Constructed Libraries. The Constructivist, 20(1), http://sites.google.com/site/assocforconstructteaching/my-files/Hopenwasser%5Bfinal2%5D.pdf?attredirects=0.

Article
Hopenwasser, C. B. & Lord, K. (2012). Transforming future literacy specialists into literacy leaders. In Strong, M.W. & Jay, A.B. (Eds.), Promoting quality assurance in literacy instruction: The preparation, inquiries, and practices of literacy professionals (9-18). New Foundations on-line publications http://www.newfoundations.com/GENERAL/IntroRJ040512.html