Judy Sharkey

Associate Professor

Teacher Education (B.A. & Master's)
TESOL Minor
UNH Manchester
Office 330
Phone: 
603-641-4121 (UNH Manchester) 603-862-7055 (Durham)

Office Hours

  • By Appointment

Profile

Judy is the UNH London On-Site Director for the 2013-14 school year

Courses

  • Teaching Multilingual Learners
  • ESOL Curriculum and Assessment
  • Teachers as Researchers
  • Education Structure and Change
  • Seminar in Teaching

Interests

Language and literacy education in plurilingual communities Community-based pedagogies Teacher research and teacher development

Affiliations

  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
  • International Reading Association (IRA)
  • National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE)
  • Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Northern New England Teachers to Speakers of Other Languages (NNETESOL)

Awards

  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
  • International Reading Association (IRA)
  • National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE)
  • Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Northern New England Teachers to Speakers of Other Languages (NNETESOL)

Publications

A selection of published works by Professor Sharkey

Books
  • Hayes, D. & Sharkey, J. (Eds.). (2008). Revitalizing a Program for School Age Learners Through Curricular Innovation. Alexandria, VA: TESOL.
  • Sharkey, J. & Johnson, K.E. (Eds.). (2003). The TESOL Quarterly dialogues: Rethinking issues of language, culture, and power. Alexandria, VA: TESOL.
Articles/chapters
  • Sharkey, J. & Clavijo-Olarte, A. (2011). Community-Based Pedagogies: Projects and Possibilities in Colombia and the US. In Breaking the Mold of Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students: Innovative and Successful Practices for 21st Century Schools. Honigsfeld, A. & Cohan, A. (Eds.). Publisher: Rowman and Littlefield.
  • Sharkey, J. (2009a). Can we praxize second language teacher education? A collective, collaborative challenge. Íkala, revista de lenguaje y cultura, 14 (22), 125-150.
  • Sharkey, J. (2009b). Imbalanced literacy? How a US national educational policy has affected English language learners and their teachers. Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, 11, 48-62.
  • Hayes, D & Sharkey, J. (2008). Revitalizing a curriculum for school-age learners: A multidirectional, Re/generative dynamic. In Hayes, D. & Sharkey, J. (Eds.),Revitalizing a Program for School Age Learners Through Curricular Innovation(pp. 1-10). Alexandria, VA: TESOL.
  • Sharkey, J. & Cade, L. (2008). "Living things are interdependent": An ecological perspective on curriculum revitalization. In Hayes, D. & Sharkey, J. (Eds.),Revitalizing a Program for School Age Learners Through Curricular Innovation (pp. 179-203). Alexandria, VA: TESOL.
  • Sharkey, J. (2005). OK, but it's not our reality: Teachers' negotiating their political contexts. In M. Bigelow & C. Walker (Eds.). Creating teacher community: Selected papers from the Third International Conference on Language Teacher Education(pp. 165 - 186). Minneapolis, MN: Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition.
  • Sharkey, J. (2004a). ESOL teachers' knowledge of context as critical mediator in curriculum development. TESOL Quarterly, 38 (2), 279-299.
  • Sharkey, J. (2004b). Lives stories don't tell: Exploring self-censorship in autobiography. Curriculum Inquiry, 34 (4), 495-512.
  • O'Connor, A., & Sharkey, J. (2004). Teacher/researcher collaboration in TESOL: Defining the process. TESOL Quarterly, 38 (2), 335-339.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction. Program: language and literacy education. Emphasis: bilingual/multicultural education. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16801. December 2000
  • Master of Arts in Teaching, ESOL emphasis, School for International Training, Brattleboro, VT 05302, September 1990
  • Bachelor of Arts in English, magna cum laude, Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH 03461, May, 1984

Grants

  • ELL Co-op: The English language learning and teaching professional development cooperative of NH. $1.3 million, 2007-2012. the US Department of Education's Office of English Language Acquisition

Speakers Bureau

Spearking topics
  • Teaching and learning in multilingual/multicultural schools and communities
  • Preparing Community Responsive Educators in a Transmigrant World