Professional Bio

Degrees

  • PhD, Educational Foundations, Policy and Practice, University of Colorado, Graduate Fellowship
  • Bachelor of Arts, Cultural Anthropology, University of Michigan, High Honor

Professional Credentials & Memberships

  • California Clear Credential (Pre K-Adult)
  • Colorado Elementary
  • Professional Colorado Elementary K-6 and Linguistically Diverse K-12 License
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • American Educational Studies Association (AESA)

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Regis University, Professor, Education, 2007-present
  • University of Colorado, Director, NIH CardioHEADS, MCDB, 2004-2006
  • University of Colorado, Curriculum Consultant/Research Assistant, NIH CardioHEADS, MCDB, 2002-2004
  • University of Colorado, Graduate Part Time Instructor, School of Education, 2001-2003
  • University of Colorado, Curriculum Consultant/Research Assistant, NASA Earth Systems Connect, School of Education, 2001-2003
  • University of Colorado, Technology Instructor, School of Education, 2000-2001
  • University of Colorado, Research Assistant, Simply the Best, School of Education, 2000-2001
  • Denver Public Schools, Bilingual Science Teacher, Denver, CO, 1998-2000
  • Los Angeles Unified School District, Bilingual Elementary School Teacher, Los Angeles, CA, 1996-1998
  • Migrant Education Teacher, Northern Michigan, 1995

Research & Scholarship

Papers & Publications

  • Woodrow, K., (in preparation). Funds of knowledge and missed opportunities in the science classroom.
  • Woodrow, K. (2007). Creating culturally responsive science: A case study of needs, demands, and challenges. Unpublished dissertation, University of Colorado, Boulder.
  • Eisenhart, M., Jackson, K. & Woodrow, K. (2007, April) Knowledge of science and identity as a scientist in an urban after-school program. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association.
  • Woodrow, K., (2006, April). Creating Discursive Wiggle Room: The generation of third space in middle school urban science classrooms. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association.
  • Woodrow, K. (2006, Summer) CardioHEADS Final Report. (Available from the NationalCenter for Research Resources Science, National Institutes of Health, One Democracy Plaza, Room 916, 6701 Democracy Boulevard, MSC 4874, Bethesda, Maryland 20892)