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Education, Development, Teaching, and Learning

College of Education and Professional Studies

Grace Blum Bio

Name Grace Inae Blum

Title/Rank Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Programs

Early Childhood, Elementary, TESL

Education

Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction- University of Washington

M.A. International Education Development- Teachers College, Columbia University

TESOL Certificate- Teachers College, Columbia University

B.S. Elementary Education- Northern Illinois University

Publications

Blum, G.I., Gutierrez, M., & Peck, C.A. (2015). Beyond Access: Moving toward Increased Participation, Membership, and Skills in the Inclusive Classroom. In E.A. West. (Ed.), Including Learners with Low-Incidence Disabilities (pp.13-36). United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Blum, G.I., Wilson, M. & Patish, Y. (2015). Moving Toward a More Socially Just Classroom through Teacher Preparation for Inclusion. Catalyst: A Social Justice Forum (Vol.5, 1, p.4).

Peck, C.A., Hudson, R.F., Davis, C.A., Blum, G.I., Greenway, R.M., Hackett, J., Kidwell, J., Liberty, L., McCollow, M., Pierce, J., Schulze, M., and Smith, M. (2015). A Socio-cultural Analysis of Practitioner Perspectives on Evidence-Based Practices in Special Education. Journal of Special Education.

Presentations

Blum, G.I. (2017, April). Preparing Teachers for Linguistic Diversity in an Urban Teacher Residency. Paper presented to the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX.

Blum, G.I. (2016, February). Preparing Teachers for Linguistic Diversity: Investigating a University’s Multiple Pathways to Teacher Preparation. Paper presented to the Association of Teacher Educators. Chicago, IL.

Blum, G.I. (2015, April). Too Much Yet Not Enough: The Case of a Novice Teacher’s Preparation for a Linguistically Diverse Classroom. Paper presented to the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.

Blum G.I. and Krichevsky, B. (2015, February). Preparing Teachers for Diverse learners- A “Core Practice’ Approach. Paper presented to the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education. Atlanta, GA.

Blum, G.I., Greenway, R., and Schulze, M. (2014, April). Culture and Evidence-Based Practice: Does One Size Fit All?. Poster presented to the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Conference. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Judge, D. and Blum, G.I. (2014, April). Lessons from four decades in the field: A case study of Dr. Eugene B. Edgar. Poster presented to the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Conference. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Canty, M., Blum, G.I., and Patish, Y. (2014, February). After the “Five Weeks”: Induction Year Supports for TFA Teachers. Paper presented to the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education. Indianapolis, IN.

Blum, G.I., Canty, M., Patish, Y. & Peck, C. A. (2013, May). After the "Five Weeks": Building and Evaluating Induction Supports for TFA Teachers. Paper presented to the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Research Interests

Teacher Education

Educational Equity

Inclusive Education

Professional Organizations

American Educational Researchers Association (AERA) Division K- Teaching and Teacher Ed (AERA) Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) National Association of Multicultural Education (NAME)

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